Young Valley Man Suffers Stroke Despite Near Perfect Health

Despite near perfect health, a young Valley man is recovering from a serious stroke that temporarily left him unable to walk. Omar Lopez, 35, is one of many young individuals who are having strokes contrary to the belief that strokes only affect the elderly. A recent study suggests that 1 in 5 strokes now occur in adults 20 to 54 years of age–up from 1 in 8 during the mid-90’s.

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