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For our 5th anniversary we revisit neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. To find out what’s new and how to use it for stroke recovery, we talk to Peter Levine, the author of Stronger After Stroke.
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CoagulationCoagulation or clotting is the process by which blood changes from a liquid to a gel.
For similar information see ProceduresCoagulation is when the blood forms a clot.
The blood changes to a jelly.
This is to protect your body when you get a cut.
The blood forms a clot to stop you bleeding.
This is normally a healthy thing but the same process can sometimes cause a stroke.