Sunday, April 2, 2023

U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján Suffers Stroke, Expected to Make 'Full Recovery,' Office Says


U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján is currently being hospitalized after experiencing a stroke Tuesday morning.

According to his chief of staff, Carlos Sanchez, Luján was experiencing dizziness and fatigue and checked himself into Christus St. Vincent Regional Hospital in Santa Fe. He was later transferred to UNM Hospital in Albuquerque. Senator Luján was found to have suffered a stroke in the cerebellum, affecting his balance. As part of his treatment plan, he subsequently underwent decompressive surgery to ease swelling.

His office says he is stabilized and expected to make a full recovery.


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