Are stress and strokes connected?

[KARE 11, January 14, 2017] Actress Debbie Reynold’s recent death has many wondering about the connection between stress and sudden stroke. Reynolds passed away in December, just one day after her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher died.

Dr. Ronald Tarrel is a neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and he joined talked with KARE 11 News about how stress affects our brain and if extreme stress can cause a stroke.

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