Actor Luke Perry's death due to stroke has many asking

[WCCO-TV, March 04, 2019] Actor Luke Perry has died after suffering what doctors call a massive stroke at his California home last Wednesday. He was hospitalized but never recovered.

Word of Perry’s massive stroke had many wondering what the risk factors and warning signs are.

Doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital are being asked those questions. There are a number of things you should know about what is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S.

“Those risk factors are other diseases. That’s why prevention stroke prevention is so important, knowing what the factors are — high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, some of these things may be more prominent in people who are overweight,” Abbott Northwestern’s Dr. Ronald Tarrel said.

WCCO Radio also interviewed Dr. Tarrell on the same story.

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