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thalamic stroke

my mother had a thalamic stroke back in october and is still really confused.  can't remember anything that has happened yesterday let alone 5 minutes ago.  she tries to have connservations but cant really find the words.  whAT CAN I DO TO HELP HER!  She is nothing like she used to be.  Cries for no appearent reason.  will she ever come close to resembling the person she use to be?
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Hi, I can understand your worrying concerns about her post-stroke recovery. Unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses. If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services. For coordinated rehabilitation program a team of a neurologist, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a speech-language pathologist, a nutritionist work together to help you in your recovery. Therefore, I would suggest following the suggestion made by them and recovery will be although slow but most of the functions may be restored. In addition, it is essential to know that risk of stroke recurrence may be reduced such as by controlling blood pressure. Hope this helps.

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Thank you for your answer!
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My mom had a thalmus stroke back in Oct. 2009.  has anyone recovered from this ?  She is really confused all the time. and Forever tired.  She can not be left alone, cant answer the phone cant remember how to do daily routine stuff. Will she ever get better?
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