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My husband is the one that had a stroke on June third of this year. Recently he started feeling weird at he put it. Experiencing brain fog, double vision, mumbling and at times trouble walking. His ct scans came back good so they did a spinal tap yesterday. Anyone else had this done?
2425 views dawnmarie, Wiggins miss - Wed, 8 Oct 2014
My stroke happened suddenly. I had been on hormone replacement therapy following my hysterectomy. I went fishing with my then husband of 19 years. It was extremely hot and no shade. The combination of the 95 degree heat and hormone therapy caused my blood to thicken. A small clot went through my right brain hemisphere. I was totally paralyzed on my left side. Six weeks later I was able to walk, talk and swallow well enough to go home. I continued to improve over the following months. During the...
2812 views StarMiles, Arkansas - Wed, 5 Mar 2014
Nearly 70, Reasonably fit, go to gym 4 times a week. A few days ago I developed the minor symptoms of a stroke.. Numbness in my left hand and leftside of face. I reported this my doctor who has emailed my specialist doctor (I had an MRI scan for a suspected mini stroke last year). I am on maximium statins for high cholesterol and am on an asprin a day. I would like to discuss with other sufferers, this numbness.
2540 views waltlynch, Godmanchester, Cambs - Tue, 3 Dec 2013
hello my name is Robert Thornton my girl friend had a stroke 4/4/12 due to her stroke she ended up with a sublux shoulder and the pain she was in was not letting her get the rehab she needed.all of her doctors and therapist told her that there wasn't any sorta sling or arm brace for a sublux shoulder that they would recommend because they did more harm then good in one way or another........well I'm sorry I couldn't stand seeing her in so much pain so with the help of her therapist I designed a...
2481 views Subluxslin, bunker hill wv - Mon, 14 Oct 2013
It is often said by people who have had a stroke that psychological stress and aggression were the cause of their stroke. Do you agree?
1547 views hf-editors, Fri, 10 May 2013