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My mom had a stroke 4 months ago. She recently said she feels like something is crawling between the covers....More
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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
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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
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Reply: Wallenberg Syndrome Survivor
I started having severe sciatic pain and underwent all types of tests all of which weere negative. ..they added...More
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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Reply: My Mom
I know what younger going through. My Mom Had a stroke in November and until they finally got her medications...More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
My older sister who is 52 had a stroke about 10 days ago and she is doing fine with speech and handwriting,...More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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minocycline for stroke?
An elderlyf friend received minocycline in the emergency room when he had a stroke. He ultimately did...More
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I had a stroke about 2 years ago. I have pretty much totally recovered. The other day, I was talking on the...More
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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
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Richard C. Senelick M.D. is a physician specializing in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation. He did his undergraduate and medic...More

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