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A stroke can also be called a "brain attack." Stroke happens when the blood flow to the brain stops or is interrupted. Without blood flow, brain cells do not get enough oxygen and can die. Stroke has the potential to cause:
According to the National Stroke Association, always remember to act FAST if you think someone is having a stroke
People can help reduce their chances of having a stroke by:
Take this short quiz by the National Stroke Association that will test your knowledge about stroke.
Below are some other resources from the National Stroke Association that will help you learn more about the brain and stroke.
Brainiac Kids Crossword Puzzle Hip Hop Stroke Brain Map Brainiac B's Word Find
Learn more at www.stroke.org/site/PageNavigator/BrainiacKids
The faster a stroke patient receives treatment, the better the chances of recovery.
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