She Suffered a Stroke at 43
Not only did Sharon Stone suffer a stroke at a relatively young age, but she was also given a one percent chance of survival. In September 2001, the actress began feeling numbness in her leg as well as a “terrible pain” in her head. At the same time, her body temperature was low and her blood pressure high.
Once at the hospital, she immediately passed out. Doctors could tell she was suffering from a brain bleed and a stroke, but they couldn’t figure out what caused the bleed. For nearly a week of going in and out of consciousness and not eating, she was unable to stand or function. Still, “the general consensus was that I should go on home and stop faking it,” Stone recalled.