A 23-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

is strokes high in 23 and 27 year olds i am a hypicondriac?

5 doctor answers
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not high : No it is extremely rare.
Answered on May 21, 2014
1
1 thank
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Stroke: Without other medical issues such as severe hypertension, diabetes, or a brain lesion the risk of a stroke in this age group is rare.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
2
2 thanks
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Would be unlikely: In your age group, spontaneous stroke would be quite unique. Main cause might be a traumatic carotid or vertebral dissection rather rare, but can be seen with motor vehicle accidents, even chiropractic adjustments to the neck. Rare diseases such as homocysteinuria perhaps, as well as mthfr mutations, and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, but again very infrequent. Do not worry, low risk.
Answered on Mar 27, 2013
1
1 thank
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Strokes are more common in older people. If you are anxious the symptoms of anxiety can mimic the symptoms of a stroke. The best you can do is live a healthy lifestyle: don't smoke, eat healthy, exercise, and relax...
Answered on Apr 5, 2014
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Strokes: A stroke can occur at any age, but the risk dramatically climbs after age 55. If strokes run in your family, then you should try to find out why. Estrogen-containing contraceptives increase the risk, especially if you smoke. Long road trips or plane rides can cause you to develop a DVT, which is a stroke risk. Certain surgeries increase your risk, too.
Answered on May 4, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camille Pearte
23 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: Yes. Normal blood pressure is ~120/80. Ideal blood pressure is.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
BP: 170/90 is increased risk for another stroke in such a patient.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Eventually: Stroke is very uncommon at this age. If a 22 year old person were to have a stroke there would likely be some other important contributing factor such ... Read More
7
7 thanks
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Dysgeusia: The condition of DYSGEUSIA, meaning change in taste sensation can occur when people have strokes. The patient may also have had a change in their sens ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month