At age 32, Bethany Gaul thought she was too young to be at risk for having a stroke. She wasn’t. Bethany experienced disorientation, got lost inside the building where she has worked for years, and dented her car several times trying to get into a parking space. She said she was “just kind of confused.” Bethany got to the University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Room right away where a scan revealed that she’d had a stroke.
Women more susceptible to stroke: know the signs
Many stroke patients can be treated successfully if they get to the ER within four-and-a-half hours
Feb. 16, 2015