Luke Perry’s death drawing awareness to strokes

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Luke Perry, gained fame from playing rebel named Dylan McKay on ” Beverly Hills, 90210.” 

Perry died Monday after suffering a massive stroke. According to Perry’s publicist, he was 52. 

News 8 visited the IU Health Neuroscience Center on Monday afternoon. We learned that strokes can strike at any age. They can also attack a person for a variety of reasons.

Here are few tips according to medical experts: 

  1. Lower blood pressure.
  2. Lose weight.
  3. Exercise more.
  4. If you drink — do it in moderation.
  5. Treat atrial fibrillation.
  6. Treat diabetes.
  7. Quit smoking.

Warning signs of a stroke can be desrcribed using the acronym called FAST. The acronym stands for facial drooping, arm weakness, speech difficulties and time to call emergency services.

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