73% of young adults are at high risk of stroke and do not even know about these warnings
Treatment of stroke is crucial, especially in the first three hours after a person is experiencing the first symptoms of a stroke. It is often called the “gold window.” This is the period of time that requires doctors to minimize or stop the damage, and also restore blood flow to the brain.
For a stroke you are never too young, it not happens to older people as you thought, so this figure of 73% is to be change, young people need to know how to react to the symptoms.
A stroke can occur at any age, but risk factors include diabetes, carotid endarterectomy surgery, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high intake of saturated fat.
About 85% of people who experience a stroke have a blockage in the arteries in the brain, which stops the oxygen supply. When this happens, a person cannot move on of the limbs, understand or formulate speech, or experiencing loss of vision in one or both eyes.
Other noticeable symptoms such as sagging face, weakness in the arms, sudden dizziness, trouble walking, or unexplained severe headache. It is at this point where the person urgently need medical attention.