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Brain Hemorrhage

A hemorrhagic stroke develops when a blood vessel (artery) in the brain leaks or bursts (ruptures). This causes bleeding:

Hemorrhagic strokes are not as common as strokes caused by a blood clot (ischemic strokes). But hemorrhagic strokes cause death more often than ischemic strokes. See the difference between an ischemic stroke and a hemorrhagic stroke.

Learn more at full Hemorrhagic Stroke Health Topic page

Highlights & Resources

  • Blog Post

    Boise Woman Grateful for Fast Care Following Stroke

  • Blog Post

    Second by Second, St. Luke’s and Community Partners Improve Stroke Response Times, Outcomes

  • Blog Post

    Stroke Rehabilitation and Support Helps Patients Gain Strength and Confidence

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s Offers New Procedure to Reduce Stroke Risk

Specialties

  • Facilities & Locations

We specialize in diagnosing and treating neurological conditions with a variety of surgical options for the brain, back and spine, and peripheral nerves.


  • Location & Contact Info

    190 E. Bannock St.
    10th Floor
    Boise, ID 83712
    (208) 381-5500

Related Conditions

  • Stroke

    Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Brain damage can begin within minutes, so act quickly.

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    When blood flow to part of the brain is blocked or reduced for a short time, often by a blood clot.