How a Stroke Can Happen When You’re Young Like Luke Perry

March 28, 2019

Strokes are sometimes referred to as “brain attacks” (instead of “heart attacks”) because they occur when a blood clot blocks an artery or blood vessel, cutting off blood flow to your brain, as opposed to your heart.1 As a result, brain cells die and brain damage can occur. Without proper and timely treatment, a stroke can be lethal. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an estimated…

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