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My father in law had a stroke about 2 months ago. It happened in the lower left part of his brain. He is still...More
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Reply: Mild Stroke following a hip replacement
You might want to post your question in our knee and hip replacement community ( found here ). The members...More
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Reply: fatigue long after the initial recovery
It has been one year since my stroke. Fatigue is a huge issue. Quote from paper you can download...More
Posted by couplingguyross
Reply: Nausea post stroke
It sounds just like what my 51y/o husband is going through . However , he did not have another stroke , but...More
Posted by DeafRed22
Spinal Cord Stroke
I had a spinal cord stroke just over a year ago and still struggling with accepting it as I was healthy...More
Posted by Perseverance24
Why downhill so quickly after Stroke
Hi There, I am new to this discussion Group. I recently lost my Dad, four weeks ago today, he was 94 years...More
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Reply: Wallenberg stroke
Very inspirational.
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Hi rextrigger, I think that this visual guide to understanding stroke will help you understand what...More
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Recently diagnosed having a TIA affecing right cheek and possibly right hand. Diagnostic tests included a MRI, CATH SCAN, blood analysis, urinalysis. A budsted blood vessel in the brin causes stroke. Poor diet, high blod pressure, cholesterol contibute to cause.
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I had my stroke while driving my motor bike that resulted in an accident last 2013, now whole left side of...More
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Reply: stroke rehabilitation
I have had 2 strokes. While I do have movement in all my limbs, they are very weak. One thing to remember is...More
Posted by maznblu1
My Mother's hand is stiff. Anyone else run into th...
Hi my mother is in locked in situation after suffering from 3rd stroke. She is paralyzed, can not speak, she...More
Posted by lastnn30
Swallowing assessment for stroke patient. Advice?
Hello My mother had her 3rd stroke almost 2 months ago and since then she is in locked in syndrome...More
Posted by lastnn30
Reply: frustrated and worn out
Think medicinal cannabis,can assist him in dementia!
Posted by mrbogey58
Reply: Wallenberg Syndrome Survivor
In 2010 I had a left vertebral artery dissection, resulting in Wallenberg a Syndrome (basically a brain stem...More
Posted by msdad
Reply: Another Wallenberg survivor
grr, I hate autocorrect. My NAME is Eddie, not my America.
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Reply: Pain, cold as well as numbness on right side
I had stroke aug. 2014 / the right side of my face especially in the evening feels like I'm being cut by...More
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blood clots
can a blood clot in the legs cause a tia
Posted by raydunlap
Why does this keep happening
2002 I had a dissection of my rightbdissectionog my internal carotid lasting effects. January 31'...More
Posted by sandyhub
Many Women Unaware of Stroke Symptoms
" Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women, but many are unaware of warning signs and symptoms...More
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Reply: Odd Symptoms
This information from the National Stroke Association says that survivors who have had one stroke are at...More
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Reply: Hyperbaric Oxygen as treatment for strokes
How about now in 2015? Any changes?
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Reply: Stroke symptom
steveineaston if you don't mind me asking how old were you when this happened? I feel like I may have a similar...More
Posted by cdn_man
skin crawling
My mom had a stroke 4 months ago. She recently said she feels like something is crawling between the covers....More
Posted by newbuick
Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes
"A pouch-like structure in the heart may be the source of some strokes that have no other known cause, a...More
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Reply: Stroke post recovery help
What are some of the other symptoms you experienced during these episodes? Everything I read about Tia's is...More
Posted by sprimo11
Reply: Can a stroke affect lung capacity
I think that it would be best for him to consult his doctor about these symptoms, especially considering...More
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Stroke Identification
I just received an email showing a new stroke victim identifier-- to stick out your tongue.! After being asked...More
Posted by jancom
Reply: Cell Phones for Stroke Victims
A non-flip phone would probably be best based on the trouble that you describe her having. Is her speech...More
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Reply: another stroke?
How are you doing today? Did you seek medical attention? I hope that you were able to get in to see a...More
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Reply: Hunger after Massive stroke
Thank you! She is doing well. Returned to the Nursing Home today talking better than the day before the...More
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I also have experienced the numbing sensation in the back of the head or neck area. It only happens when I am laying down awkwardly with a ... More
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