Skip to content

What's Happening Now

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
Posted by atti_editor
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
Posted by atti_editor
Wallenberg Syndrome Survivor
I suffered my stroke in Aug of 13. I have the standard issues of loss of temperature sensation on one side,...More
Posted by An_262092
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
Posted by sarahlshaw
Recent Mild CVA
I had a mild right sided CVA due to a completely occluded vertebral artery about 2 weeks ago. I've been very...More
Posted by buzzy66204
Includes Expert Content
Reply: severe allergic reaction before TIA
I did to,,,miy stroke happened during my allergic reaction but because it involved slight peripheral...More
Posted by alabasterblue
Research suggestions?
My mom had a right-brained stroke in October. Her symptoms are not fully understood by her team of...More
Posted by vhannah14
Discussion TitleStroke recovery
In Jan 2013 I had a right-sideCVA stroke. I am a 45-year-old-otherwise-healthy female still suffering...More
Posted by patienttoolong
Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?
"Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests. ...More
Posted by atti_editor
Was this Helpful?
stroke my mum 80 years of age
hi All, my mum is an Africa no hospital available but medication can be reached, she has severe weakness or...More
Posted by somland68
Reply: My Mom
I know what younger going through. My Mom Had a stroke in November and until they finally got her medications...More
Posted by bls60
Stroke and Dementia
My Mom 79, had a stroke in November. The doctors called it a brain bleed. Before the stroke my Mom was a little...More
Posted by bls60
Reply: Retaining information, feeling discouraged
i'm 38 and had multiple tia's back in November. I have had some issues as well with memory but it does appear...More
Posted by joeybalz

Take the Poll

Is short attention span and not being able to retain memory common one year after a TIA?
Reply: Another stroke?
A Stroke is no ones fault and you defiantly did NOT deserve it. my best advice is to change your diet to low...More
Posted by joeybalz
Includes Expert Content
Reply: Post-stroke symptoms from stroke in cerebellum
I had multiple tia's back in November and like you young(37) with me it was more medicine side effect then...More
Posted by joeybalz
stroke victim no appetite
MY 73 yr old husband had stroke July 3rd. he had tpa and responded well, stroke was on R side .he has some...More
Posted by An_261485
Neuropathy??
I had a stroke 10 years ago. The last few years, it has gotten so bad that I can not wear a shoe on my left...More
Posted by alberta24
aphasia
My older sister who is 52 had a stroke about 10 days ago and she is doing fine with speech and handwriting,...More
Posted by An_261399
Reply: Pain, cold as well as numbness on right side
Hi Norm, It is common to face depression following a stroke, so don't give up! This article about...More
Posted by atti_editor
Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk
"People who average more than two drinks a day have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to those...More
Posted by atti_editor
Was this Helpful?
Reply: anticoagulants for managing clots and stroke preve...
Hello, While I don't have any experience with these medications, these links to each have side effects,...More
Posted by atti_editor
anticoagulants for managing clots and stroke preve...
I am interested in considering Eliquis, Xarelto, Pradaxa, or the newer Savaysa as an anticoagulant to manage...More
Posted by An_259078
minocycline for stroke?
An elderlyf friend received minocycline in the emergency room when he had a stroke. He ultimately did...More
Posted by esthernemetsky
MEMORY LOSS AFTER STROKE
I had a stroke about 2 years ago. I have pretty much totally recovered. The other day, I was talking on the...More
Posted by An_260921
Includes Expert Content
Reply: Stroke symptom
My experience... I woke up at 2:15 in the morning on a business trip, with the specific smell of toast...More
Posted by steveineaston
meningitis
Can Meningitis cause a stroke years later
Posted by grammyslj
10 years.......
Yesterday was 10 years for me. My daughter was 5 1/2 months old at the time of my strokes, she is 10 now...More
Posted by alberta24
Reply: stroke caused by chantix
I am also wondering if using Chantix caused my stroke. I'm 54 and used Chantix to quit smoking in 2013. I...More
Posted by sallyjay
Product Design Research
Hi, I am a final year Product Design student and I am doing a research project regarding the user-centred design...More
Posted by jaytc
Wallenberg recovery
I had a Wallenberg stroke Dec. 26, 2011 at midnight. I had respiratory failure, paralyzed vocal cord,...More
Posted by winky1946

Featuring Experts

Richard C. Senelick M.D. is a physician specializing in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation. He did his undergraduate and medic...More

Helpful Tips

Getting Support and TipsExpert
Many times the most valuable source of information is from other people who have had to "walk in your shoes." They have had to live with ... More
Was this Helpful?
8 of 14 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.