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  • 1 month ago

    My mom recently suffered a intercranial stroke

    Happened last week while she was working out at the gym, her left side went limp. Apparantly she had been suffering from a brain bleed. So I need some answers. For a few days after the stroke she could barely open her eyes because of swellness of the brain, but could talk although we could barely hear her. Towards the end of the week she was complaining about how often the nurses were coming at night to do assessments (every 15 minutes) and she was barely getting any sleep. Finally the neurologist....
  • 3 months ago

    Cerebellar Stroke

    I was 38. Typical Friday night. Teenage son has best friend overnight and teenage daughter at her friends house. headed to bed with slight headache. (2 teen boys + soda, candy, and ps4) then 1st the vertigo, 2nd, worse headaches, 3rd vomiting, then the dizziness so bad I could barely stand. Entire weekend. Better by monday. Except vision and balance. = cerebellar stroke. Getting better with balance but not vision. Neuro doc says just get used to it. Is there any treatment?
  • 3 months ago

    Tattoo after stroke

    My suffered a stroke a year ago, is it ok for her to get a tattoo? Will there be compliations?
  • 7 months ago

    Was it tia

    On April 10th I had an episode...diuble vision..slurring..dizzy..but I waited 4 days til I saw my heart Dr. Who said I had tia and sent me to a neurologist. My symptoms lasted for a good week and I still have some of the exact symptoms. I'm. confused because I thought 24 hours was the limit with a tia to have the symptoms. It's been 6 weeks for me and I still can't see right half The time.. Is there something other than a tia that may have been overlooked that mimics the tia?
  • 8 months ago

    Seizure medications

    I have a friend who had a stroke years ago. Her long-time doctor has her on a regimen of pills that has me concerned. In the morning, she takes Aspirin EC 81 mg; Levothyroxine 50 mcg; Memantine Hydrochloride 14 mg; phenytoin sod ext 100 mg and Levetiracetam (Keppra) 1,000 mg. In the late afternoon, she takes Valsartan 160 mg; Memantine Hydro chloride 14 mg; Losartan Potassium 100 mg and Donepezil HCL 10 mg. Some of these are for high blood pressure and signs of dementia. I think that all of pills....
  • 8 months ago

    Need advice asap

    This afternoon my stepdad had a massive stroke and is currently in the ICU. He is going to need long term care if he survives. They are states away from home visiting my family. The hospital said he will not be able to leave the area for quite some time, if at all. The hospital is 3 hours from where I live and my mom has nowhere but the hospital to stay. Does anyone have ANY advice on what my mom can do for living arrangements? She cannot afford a hotel and apartments are expensive where the hotel....
  • over 1 year ago

    How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better

    Before his stroke, Ted Baxter was a globetrotting businessman who was at the top of his game. Then one day in April, at the age of 41, with no warning signs, he suffered a massive stroke. For a while, his family and doctors didn’t think he would survive. He did. But his life would never be the same. Learn more about Ted W. Baxter's journey and why he says that his life is better than it ever was before his stroke: https://bit.ly/2xQUBSU
  • over 1 year ago

    Multiple strokes and massive tooth loss

    Its 2018, i have endured multiple strokes , im in generally good health at 57 yrs old. No family history of strokes.the va doctors cant determine why im having these strokes. Stroke doctors from penn medicine cant figure out why im having strokes. They put me on blood thinners to help prevent a clot. Is it possible the poisen i drank for a year in lejune has something to do with this.
  • over 1 year ago

    TIA?

    On Sunday 9/30/2018, sitting down with a cold drink in a coffee place, I experienced something I have never felt before. My head started to feel weird and my vision was completely or at least it felt as if I was crossed eyed. I didn't know what was happening but I turned to my 11 year old daughter and asked if my eyes were crossed. She told me they were not. I was tempted to call 911 but I didn't because I was in a crowded place and figured this would pass. It did pass I'd say after about....
  • over 1 year ago

    Hemorrhagic Stroke/

    I had a massive hemorrhagic stroke 9/27/17, Had no memory of treatment until I had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery on May 20 2018, I'm having extreme light headiness when getting up, and any time I'm moving around. Is this normal ?