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I had a TIA last week and am waiting for an appointment at my local hospital,the stroke affected my right leg and foot, is there any exercise ie walking that I can do until my appointment comes through?

3 replies , 2136 views Mac2284, Margate - Tue, 18 Nov 2014


Stroke and it's effect on my husband eight years on.

My husband had a major stroke eight years ago, and doesn't walk any more. He seems to be having TIA's and I would welcome any experiences of this in others. He becomes very shaky, cannot hold drinks, and the original stroke symptoms seem to recur. Do others have experience of this also?

1912 views Pambark1, Wed, 5 Nov 2014


brain fog

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?

3642 views dawnmarie, Wiggins miss - Wed, 8 Oct 2014



I had a TIA last year and fully recovered from it. I was diagnosed with a large PFO . Are there any other members who have found out they have a PFO .

4 replies , 2985 views jennyh, United Kingdom - Fri, 23 May 2014



my husband had a stroke and a heart attack at the same time 9 weeks ago, he has since had another heart attack and a second stroke. the first stroke hit the right side of his head and the second stroke hit his brain stem. he was in intensive care for 6 days and as a family we were taken into a quiet room and were told he was not going to make it. he also had complete heart faliure and they had to ressusitate him for 6 minutes. 9 weeks on he is still with us, no brain damage but is completly...

1 reply , 1851 views helenturne, andover hampshire - Thu, 24 Apr 2014


Voice Recognition Software's Use

In 1987, I had my final Brain AVM stroke and had to travel, from Baltimore, Maryland, to London, Ontario, such to undergo lifesaving surgery. 16 years later, as a graduate student, I began to use voice recognition software. I used it for pre-reading texts, transcribing recordings of lectures and for composing written assignments: some, as long as 50-90 pages in length. Eventually, due to prolonged usage of it and my diligent upgrading of the software, eventually, I reckoned the actual waning of...

1962 views mattramzzz, Washington, DC - Tue, 1 Apr 2014


neuropothy caused by coma during stroke.

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...

4042 views StarMiles, Arkansas - Wed, 5 Mar 2014



Hi, I am a new Member. I am hoping that some-one will be able to help me with what appears to be an unsolvable problem for my disabled son. He cannot resolve or seek help due to his communication difficulties etc., We are his problem sorters. Ours is a legal/civil matter. Legal agencies not interested due to: no legal aid entitlements. So I have been working with relevant parties without any success. I need some or any information of what help there is for us to access.

2261 views Katie, stoke on trent - Sat, 4 Jan 2014


Would like to discuss numbness with others

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.

3758 views waltlynch, Godmanchester, Cambs - Tue, 3 Dec 2013


Pain in left leg

Had a stroke over 10years.but I am left leg big toe ,curls up when I try to put my weight on like walking on glass.has any one had the same.i have no one to talk to about it.If sp please get in touch,

1 reply , 1790 views 123lotto, United Kingdom - Sat, 1 Feb 2014

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