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if a stroke attacks on left side of the BOdy (i.e. left hand, leg, etc).. are there chances that the patient will still survive ? in other words.. does the heart also gets paralyzed by stroke on left side of body ? as heart is also at left side
That is totally dependent on the area of the brain that was damaged. You would have to ask medical staff which area of the brain controls the heart. From personal experience it is not the motor cortex or pre-motor cortex or I would be dead.
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