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Quiz: Do You Understand Stroke?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
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1

A transient ischemic attack is also called a mini-stroke.

Explanation:
If you experience a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also called a mini-stroke, you experience a temporary disruption of blood flow to the brain.
2

An ischemic stroke is less common than a hemorrhagic stroke.

Explanation:
An ischemic stroke is more common than a hemorrhagic stroke and is caused by a blocked artery.
3

A hemorrhagic stroke is caused by a blood vessel leaking or bursting.

Explanation:
A hemorrhagic stroke is caused by a blood vessel leaking or bursting.
4

All risk factors for stroke are controllable.

Explanation:
There are both controllable and non-controllable risk factors for stroke.
5

Following a stroke, your vision may need rehabilitation.

Explanation:
Stroke treatment will depend on what type of stroke you’ve experienced. Depending on the areas of the brain affected, your movement, sensation, speech, language, balance and vision may need rehabilitation.

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