Medipol Mega University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Assoc. Dr. Sena Tolu stated that approximately 17 million people worldwide have a stroke every year. Assoc. Dr. Tolu said that besides smoking, sedentary life, obesity and unhealthy diet, uncontrolled hypertension, heart diseases, diabetes, high cholesterol level and Kovid-19 infection are risk factors that can cause stroke. Assoc. Dr. Tolu stated that stroke occurs as a result of the decrease or interruption of the blood…"About 6 million people die annually from stroke"