This year 140,000 people will die from a stroke.
It happens when blood flow to the brain is blocked.
In Healthy Living, Courtney Hunter explains how a new procedure is opening up pathways and helping millions of people live longer, stroke-free.
The flow reversal has been approved by the FDA.
Currently, it’s used for patients who are at high risk for complications, including those who have at least 50% blockage of their carotid artery or other neurological symptoms.