into her neck to create a bypass for blood around the
cause of her
as a case
of the mysteries"
are linking it
with the exercise
she did the previous day.
Stone, who was nominated for
her role in
gangster film Casino, spends up
to three hours
with her personal
trainer. She recently
added Pilates, a
devised for dancers,
form of martial arts,
to her yoga routines.
may also have had a contributory factor In the deaths of Jim Fixx, the
pioneer of jogging, who dropped dead ona run aged 52, and The Hitchhiker
' s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, 49,who had a fatal heart
attack on his exercise bike.
spokesman stressed that Stone's stroke was caused by a rare condition
which could have been prompted by doing anything too vigorously not just
exercise. We would not say this was a syndrome, " he said.
"Exercise has large health benefits as long as it is done in