Another Luke Perry husband wrote a touching message on Wednesday in response to the actor's massive stroke.
Kristy Swanson, who co-starred with Perry in 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie (the eponymous television show appeared four years later, 1996) responded to the news of Perry's stroke on Twitter, when she asked the fans to pray for his recovery. Swanson wrote:
"I just heard the frightening news that my dear old friend Luke Perry had a massive stroke Luke Honey I'm so much in love with you now, I love you so much, and by God's grace you will Please pray for Luke 🙏 ♥ "
Swanson starred in the movie Buffy and Perry played the city of Pike Outcast, who teamed up with Buffy to fight a powerful vampire named Lothos. [91
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 800,000 people in the United States suffer from strokes each year, 140,000 of them deadly.
In 2009, about one third of people were hospitalized for stroke due to being under 65 years old. A 2017 study published in JAMA Neurology found that strokes are becoming more common in younger men.
Learn to recognize the signs of a stroke. According to the CDC, the following symptoms may occur: sudden weakness in the face, arm or leg, especially on one side; sudden confusion; Sudden vision; sudden problems with walking, dizziness or lack of coordination; or severe headache.