Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death for adults in the United States.
But it can happen to anyone, even young people.
Amy Bergeron of Maine said she had a stroke when she was just 19 – a sophomore in college.
Bergeron noticed her face was drooping too, but she just thought she slept funny.
She was so close to blowing it off until a friend urged her to get to a doctor.
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They eventually ruled she had a stroke from her birth control pills.
Bergeron said she is sharing her story to raise awareness that a stroke can happen at anytime to anyone.
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