Helpful hints to read before taking the Strike Out Stroke Quiz

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Did You Know

  • The stroke effects the brain
  • B.E. F.A.S.T stands for Balance Eyes Face Arms Speech Time
  • 1 in 6 people worldwide will have a stroke in their lifetime
  • Strokes can occur in all ages
  • Regular blood pressure tests, healthy food choices and regular exercise can reduce the risk of having a stroke
  • If you think someone is having a stroke B.E. F.A.S.T and call an ambulance (dial 000)
  • Facial droop is a symptom of stroke
  • A person may be unable to raise their arm after having a stroke
  • A person may have slurred speech after having a stroke
  • A person may have loss of balance, blurred vision, decreased strength of a limb if they’ve experienced a stroke