Feb 24, 2015 · Epidemiology of stroke in young adults. There are many published series concerning stroke in young patients, but the data are conflicting. Comparison between studies is difficult for a number of reasons, including the methodology used, age groups, diagnostic criteria, time scale, and a change in Cited by: 97. Oct 01, 2014 · Oct. 3, 2014 -- About 10% of the 800,000 strokes that happen in the U.S. each year strike adults younger than 45. And while adults over 65 seem to be having fewer strokes, studies suggest that Author: Brenda Goodman, MA.
We reviewed the medical records of 113 young patients aged 15-45 years who were admitted to the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont with a diagnosis of stroke between 1982 and 1987. This group comprised 8.5% of patients of all ages admitted for stroke, 2.3 times the proportion observed in the National Survey of Stroke.Cited by: 325. Stroke symptoms aren't always obvious, and young adults are ending up in hospitals — or worse — because they're missing critical cues, argues Dr. David Liebeskind of UCLA Medical Center.Author: Dr. David Liebeskind.
Oct 27, 2017 · For most young people, the chance of having a stroke seems like an impossibility — but there is no such thing as being too young for stroke. Your stroke risk increases with age, but stroke in Author: Chris Iliades. Sep 01, 2011 · Tracking Stroke Among Young People. While stroke is often thought of as an older person's health problem, recent research has found that strokes in Author: Kathleen Doheny.