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College Student's Stroke Signaled A Common Yet Hidden Heart Condition
On the eve of her 21st birthday last February, probably the furthest thing in Kaitlin Holton's mind was someone her age ever having a stroke.
She was getting ready for a dinner date with her new boyfriend and noticed that her entire left arm felt numb. As she applied her makeup the sensation was if a "stranger was touching my face – maybe a pinched nerve." The odd symptoms melted away for a time until she got into her car and gazed into the rearview mirror.