But a minor stroke is not unusual at that age.
How can you tell if you've suffered a minor stroke?
Now the minor stroke he suffered might give him that chance.
Martin suffered a minor stroke in the summer of 1998.
A minor stroke in 1975 was followed the same year by a heart attack.
His mother's death had been looming closer for three years, ever since the time of her first and minor stroke.
In 2006, he suffered two minor strokes, missing several games.
Hefner had a minor stroke in 1985 at age 59.
On October 14, 1993 he suffered a minor stroke which ended his career.
My husband went back to work after a undiagnosed minor stroke only to have a major one a few months later.