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  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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Stroke: Test Your Knowledge

Find out how much you know about strokes and what causes them.

A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. A stroke is sometimes called a "brain attack." If blood flow is stopped for longer than a few seconds, the brain cannot get blood and oxygen. Brain cells can die, causing permanent damage.

Question 1:
A stroke is caused by a blood clot or burst blood vessel that stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain.
A. True

B. False
Question 2:
All strokes are identical.
A. True

B. False
Question 3:
A sudden, unexplained tingling and/or numbness on one side of the body, or a sudden severe headache can be a symptom of stroke.
A. True

B. False
Question 4:
If you have symptoms of a stroke, you should try to get some rest before calling the doctor.
A. True

B. False
Question 5:
There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.
A. True

B. False
Question 6:
Two important ways to reduce your risk of stroke are to lower your blood pressure and to stop smoking.
A. True

B. False
Question 7:
Regular exercise is another way to cut your risk of stroke.
A. True

B. False
Question 8:
Strokes always leave patients permanently disabled.
A. True

B. False