July 31, 2021

Celebrities who have overcome a stroke, cerebrovascular accident

With the release of his memoirs, “The beauty of living twice“, Sharon Stone shared his experience with a stroke he suffered 20 years ago, doctors predicted that he only had a 1% chance of survival.

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Do you know what a stroke is? According to Hospital Clínic Barcelona the term stroke, from the Latin coup, describes the consequences of the sudden interruption of the Blood flow to a part of the brain or a ruptured cerebral artery or vein.

The symptom of a stroke include dizziness, numbness, weakness on one side of the body and trouble speaking, writing, or understanding language.

Stone explained in “El Hormiguero” that when you are an actress and you state that you do not feel well, everyone thinks it is a performance, however, despite having lived several incidents previous the last one that suffered was a stroke.

“I had that experience in which you see that white light in the distance and you feel that you leave your body. After recovering from the stroke, I have transformed in a very fundamental way on a spiritual level,” said the protagonist of “Low Instincts“.

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The stroke left several aftermath to Stone. “It leaves you many sequelae. I had memory loss, both in the short and long term, I also lost part of my left ear, I had stuttering problems, I did not feel my left leg from hip to knee, I had to re-learn to walk, speak, read, write … It was starting almost from scratch, “he commented.

Stone is not the only celebrity to have suffered a stroke, in 2019, Frankie Muniz He confessed that on several occasions he has visited the emergency room after suffering at least 15 transient ischemic accidents, also known as mini-strokes.

The first happened, when he was 27 years old, in 2012, when he was riding his motorcycle.

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In 2014, at just 18 years old, Jessie J also suffered a stroke. The British singer revealed that she feels very lucky to have a second opportunity.

“The mother of dragons”, as she is known Emilia Clarke for his role in “Game Of Thrones” he also suffered a stroke.

In an article in “The New Yorker” in 2019, he stated that he had a stroke “life threatening“Eight years earlier, at the age of 25. As a result, for some time I could not remember his name.

Clarke’s doctors diagnosed a subarachnoid hemorrhage, caused by a ruptured aneurysm, and in 2013, she had to undergo surgery after suffering another aneurysm.

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Kirk Douglas, who died last year, suffered a stroke in 1996, at age 79; which affected his ability to speak. The actor wrote about his experience en el libro “My stroke of luck”.

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