What's Your Stroke I.Q.?
Often, it is believed that stroke is a disease of old age. You may be surprised to learn that stroke can strike anyone, at any time, regardless of age, gender or ethnicity. Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is a leading cause of long-term disability and the No. 4 cause of death in the United States. In many cases, stroke may be prevented.
The American Stroke Association recommends learning about stroke and taking the necessary steps as early as possible to help prevent it.
Test your stroke I.Q. by answering these six questions. By knowing the stroke risk factors and symptoms, you can make a difference in your life or someone else's.