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Student who suffered severe stroke at age of 20 makes video to raise awareness

A student from Lincoln University says she's lucky to be alive, after suffering a severe stroke at the age of 20.

Luna Jarvis says she now wants to raise awareness about strokes in young people.

A video Luna posted online about her experience, has now been viewed thousands of times.

  • Research suggests a quarter of all stroke victims are under the age of 65.
  • Strokes also feature within the top ten causes of childhood death.
  • The main symptoms are the face drooping on one side, weakness or the inability to lift your arms, along with slurred speech.