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Hi there, I am a ich stroke survivor. I am 36 years old with no medical issues. I was supposed to go thru ivf in jan but I had a ich stroke in dec. I did not have any symptoms of stroke except massive excruciating headache. I did no...
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My 55 yr old mother had a "massive" hemorrhagic stroke Feb. 18/05. The neuro surgeon said it was a large deep bleed in the left side of her brain, apparently she is lucky to have survived it and without surgery. The latest CT scan 3.5 we...
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Does anyone know what to take for an alternative to Aggrenox? I had a TIA almost 4 years ago and was put on Aggrenox, well, my husband will be losing his job in a week due to the economy which also means we will be losing our health insu...
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Two of my doctors told me that I didn't have a small stroke a year ago. I have had all the tests Amrit, etc.... They are all clear. Yesterday, I went to see a neuromuscular dr. The neuromuscular dr said that I may have had a small stroke...
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doctort diagnose me stroke, I have sudden slurring speech, drooling, hearing loss, can't understand speech. and later muscle weakness in whole body, fell down stairs twice gashed my head. feel unconnected to my body and asleep. I stil...
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I don't know if anyone can help me but I'm at my wit's end. My sister had her first stroke last Aprilish (diagnosed in late May) at the age of 41 (though not the typical symptoms at all - it's mainly all verbal issues that come and go). ...
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My sister had a stroke, was taken to the hospital and given 2 doses of blood thinners, at which point she was able to start moving her limbs, so she was showing signs of improvement. They said she had a blood clot and she had to have the...
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My 54 year old father suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke on February 18th, 2012. He arrived at the emergency within 20 mins and was transferred to another hospital within 2 hours. We were told the bleed occurred in the thalamus deep in...
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My sister recently had a left sided stroke at the age of 24. She has cirrhosis of the liver and her ammonia levels are very high. She has a birth control implant in her arm. Should the implant be removed? Could it be harming her liver ev...
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I had a massive stroke in July 2006 due to vertebral artery dissection. Why I had the dissection in the first place I do not know. By the grace of God, alot of therapy and great motivation (our 3yr old son!) I am doing well despite the...
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My mother suffered a minor stroke a week ago. She was not able to talk for a day then started talking (She was talking little slow but remembered most of the things) after that but suddenly stopped for few hours and started talking reg...
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I noticed a number of questions about recovery time from strokes. The most recovery occurs in the first 3 months. The next 3 months is the next most recovery and the next 6 months the next. After about a year some recovery will occur b...
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What is the long term prognosis for a 78 yo suffering a hemorrhage ( 4-5cm) of the basal ganglia ( right side of brain)w/ left sided paralysis (severe) , limited aphasia, obvious cognitive and memory issues? At this time the person is tw...
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Can a massage therapist cause damage to the paraysmpathetic nervous system i saw one for a bad back and now i get daily heart palps and stroke like sympoms of dizzy and numbness he ruined my life i have 3kids and im 32
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My 59 year old (otherwise healthy) mother had a right side brain stroke two weeks ago. The DR. said it was prety massive on most of the right side, leaving her unable to move her left side. She is able to talk, eat, drink, and able to a...
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Anyone functioning well enough to answer, to discuss your coping with stroke deficits that have remained for a year ago or longer. My stroke was more than 3.5 years ago and I still have some resentment about everything that I can't do. ...
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My mother 83 had a major surgery is septic and on lots of iv pain melds for three days dose not wake up or respond at all I don't no why
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My sister-in-law had a hemorrhagic stroke with a intracerebral hemorrhage. This was on May 18th. They have done a Ventriculostomy. The gas man found her in the driveway. We figure it had been somewhere between 20-35 mins. before she was ...
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I had an event August 28, 2015 where I had a chest cold, but went to work. My boss called the ambulance because I got shaky, got very pail, came close to passing out, became very nauseous, and lost muscle control in my hands. My finger...
LisaSD | Posted
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After playing tennis in the morning (1 and 1/2 hours- doubles) I usually am tired. So if I sit reading in the afternoon or evening, I easily fall asleep. I tire more easily during the match and lose some focus, in particularly if it ...
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