Childhood stroke is rare but dangerous; here’s what to look out for – KABC-TV

Childhood stroke is not common, but it can be dangerous, even deadly. It happens when tangled blood vessels in the brain cause a stroke. One family, who is grateful for their child’s survival, wants other parents to know what signs to look out for.

A year ago, the Christie family gathered around the dinner table when 10-year-old Neal started acting strangely.

His father, Amish Christie, said, “Neal says ‘Mom, I don’t want to eat, I don’t feel good.'”

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