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  • 2 days ago

    Can a Concussion be a Catalyst to a Stroke

    Late last December I was stopped for a light and rear ended by a car when the driver was pre-occupied on their cell phone. I only felt a grogginess after my head snapped forward but thought I would be OK. The grogginess soon became a mix of dizziness, periodic headaches, sudden, short term memory loss and a noticeable loss of balance when I hike or play basketball. I saw my doctor about week or so later for a yearly physical and mentioned my symptoms. Blood tests revealed my cholesterol was higher....
  • 13 days ago

    What now

    I have a constant crushing feeling inside my head, vision gets foggy, pain in back of head, neck shoulders, left arm, confusion, memory problems, constant headaches. Had a ct scan and my doctor sent me the results indicating Right Caudate Lacunae Infract, also says its concerning and said I will get an referral to a neurologist in about a week. What does this mean for me. I looked up online and it said its a deep brain stroke. What is happening ?
  • 17 days ago

    My story. What happened to me? What more can I do to get better?

    This journey of mine started with an incident that happened to me when I was in my apartment last October. Nobody knows exactly what happened. One work day I did not show up at work and I did not call in, and that’s not the way I normally operate. One of my co-workers got very worried and vocal about me missing, to the point my boss drove to my apartment and banged on the door. Someone eventually opened that door, and they found me passed out in my bed, bleeding on the right-hand side of my head....
  • 19 days ago

    Help and advice - looking for breakthrough treatment

    My Mother, 86-years old, was first diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2011. She has also experienced multiple mini-strokes over these years, and seizures since 2014. On appropriate medication all along, and doing ok. Then in Aug-2016, experienced several episodes of seizure followed by sharp cognitive decline. In Oct-2016, was admitted to the hospital with high BP and a low level of consciousness. Since then, she has hardly been able to speak or interact, always on feeding tube (8 months on nasal....
  • 26 days ago

    Would sulfuric acid poisoning show up on a toxicology report?

    Hi. My grandfather passed away last year after suffering a stroke. The doctor said he showed signs of poisoning. I'very read up a little on sulfuric acid poisoning from bad car batteries. I'm just wondering if that would show up on a toxicology report.
  • 1 month ago

    Is it a TIA or a possible nerve inflammation

    I went to ER after I felt tingling/ numbness on the entire left half of my face. I was discharged later that night with having a "Transient ischemic attack". A CT scan and MRI were taken and reports according to the doctors were normal. They have now started me on daily aspirin. I have had 4 episodes of transient pain with tingling and numbness within the last 3-4 days. My questions are that: 1. If it is a mini stroke, why are my CT scan and MRI normal, shouldn't they have found something....
  • 1 month ago

    Healing can been be at any time at any stage

    It have been 6 years since my 1st stroke incident,I'm getting stronger everyday and much healthier everyday.I'm practising natural healing approaches: acupuncture + physiotherapist + organic diet
  • 1 month ago

    Loss of balance, tingling on left side.

    18 months ago, I had a stroke. Since then, I have constant tingling on my left side, from head down to toes. It is not painful but very annoying. Worse yet, fingers are numb and I lose balance when standing; so walking is impossible. Months of intensive physical therapy, acupuncture, electro-stimulation did nothing, Any suggestions?
  • 1 month ago

    Spironalactone Side Effects

    My Dr. put me on spironalactone for my hirstuism. First it was 50mg daily and I had no problem and no change. Now he put me on 100mg daily. For the past few days I have had a headache and numbness under my tongue. It's very strange and I'm not sue if it's from the meds or something else. Im not sure if I should continue these pills or if this is completely unrelated and need to see a Dr.
  • 1 month ago

    How can you tell if a person is having a mini-stroke?

    My mother-in-law occasionally sounds like she's been drinking. Slurred speech, totally forgets what happened for a part of that day. She gets upset if I mention that she is not "acting like her usual self", that something seems wrong and I asked her once if she had been drinking which she swore she had not been, and then she was very upset with me for asking her that. I believe she has had a minor stroke in the past. Could this be happening again when she is like this? I am worried....