I'm so glad to hear that your dad is doing better and hope that his vision fully recovers. You remind me of myself, actually! My father was ALWAYS very stubborn to visit a doctor about any of his health issues and we referred to our "stepmo" as "the stepmonster," though in a joking fashion.
I do hope that you keep us posted on your dad and step-mo! I will continue to send healthy and happy vibes and wish the best for her surgery! Take care. View Thread
I hope that everything works out well and you all are able to get the help that you need and deserve. Please don't forget to keep us posted on how you are both doing and what seems to be the most beneficial as far as regaining your husband's attention span.
BTW, I LOVE your profile picture!!! It is so sweet and you two are mighty lucky to have found one another.
How are you doing? What was decided as far as your neck and surgery? Please let us know! My thoughts are with you.
In the future, you may also want to post some of your questions/concerns/discussions in various other WebMD communities as well as this one for different insight from experts and other members experiencing many of your similar health concerns. Here are a few that might help:
I'm so sorry to hear about your father. WebMD does not allow for members nor staff to post information and/or recommend specific physicians in the communities. However, we do provide a conveniently helpful WebMD Physicians Directory Tool that helps our members find specified doctors in their area. Please check out the tool and let us know how things go! Good luck and take care. View Thread
Please keep us posted on your appointment. You have been through so much and I am wishing the best for you in the future. Let us know what the neurologist suggests and take care of yourself! You are in my thoughts.View Thread
I'm glad that your husband is okay and his brain did not suffer any damage. Our wonderful community expert, Dr. Senelick will have insight on ideas for you as a caregiver. If you can supply a bit more information, I'm sure that it will also help. Does your husband have trouble with memory, focusing, etc? Maybe an example might help as well.
I'm wishing you both the best in the future! Please take care and keep us posted with any more information that you may have or want to ask while waiting. Best wishes.View Thread
WOW!! I hope that the members of this community and those just checking in are able to read this post and take advantage of asking questions! What a wonderful topic to bring up at this time, especially with our economy far from strong and many left without jobs nor insurance.
I know that I question, "Is this worth it?" before heading straight to the doctor or continuing on an expensive prescription these days. It is great to have a professional's insight on the things to consider with productive stroke therapy and rehabilitation, while keeping the reality of our economy and cost in mind. Thank you so much for your post, Dr. Senelick!
Please feel free to ask Dr. Senelick for feedback towards any concerns or obstacles that you and/or your love ones may be facing at the moment! You might even help others out, while learning and benefiting, yourself. View Thread
I'm so deeply sorry for what you and your husband went through while attempting to receive the quickest medical attention for his episode. A stroke is a serious issue and should not be taken lightly. Did his doctor confirm that these were indeed TIAs?
(HINT: I also wanted to let you know that your post will usually be addressed and draw more attention if you start a new discussion in the What's Happening Now area of the community, rather than post into another thread. Oftentimes, members, moderators and experts think that you are commenting on another post when in actuality you are looking for some helpful insight. I didn't know either when I began. Glad you are here and we hope to help you and your husband find more information!)View Thread