Here’s an interesting article from Stroke Smart about stroke and younger people. Some challenges are easier for younger survivors to manage. Other challenges pop up that are less likely to impact older survivors.
The key is that stroke can happen to anyone at any time. We must do our best to manage our risk factors before and after a stroke, and do the work to get better once one happens.
It is a common misconception that stroke only affects the elderly. However, approximately one-third of all strokes occur in people between the ages of 18 and 65. Young stroke survivors face a unique set of challenges as they begin their recovery journey after a stroke. Here are the top 10 ways that recovery is different for young adult stroke survivors. …read more
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