What sudden illness usually caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain?
Stroke is caused by the sudden blockage of blood flow to the brain.
Yes, it can, through a pulmonary embolism: a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The blockage usually is due to a blood clot that traveled to the lung from a vein in the leg. Pulmonary embolism is a serious condition that can cause many health problems. If a blood clot is large, or if there are many clots, pulmonary embolism can cause death.