Julie was 32 when she suffered her stroke, an age that you don't relate this illness with. The fact is strokes don't take age into account and can affect anyone at any time.
Through Julie's Update we want to raise the awareness of strokes in younger people and make everyone realise that this illness doesn't just happen to the older generation.
If you think someone no matter what age is having a stroke, please act F.A.S.T:
Facial Weakness - can the person smile? Has their mouth or eye drooped?
Arm Weakness - can the person raise both arms?
Speech problems - can the person speak clearly and understand what you say?
Time to call 999
The faster you react, the more of the person you will save.
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