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  • 5 months 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:
  • 5 months ago


    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....
  • 6 months 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 ?
  • 10 months ago

    Is it true that risk of stroke can reduce by 60% with regular sauna baths?

    So far i have heard that eating green vegetables, having adequate sleep and exercising enough are those factors that can lower chances of stroke. But, I came across a write up that says study has found an unanticipated way to boost health – going to sauna. Is it possible?
  • 10 months ago


  • 11 months ago

    What happened to my grandpa?

    My grandfather is 67 years old, and this morning, as he was searching for a park space at the store, he began to feel a pain in his side. Within minutes he suddenly became confused. For example, he thought a tree was a parking spot. In the midst of his confusion he rams into a parked car. He had no idea what he had just done. He didn't even know who I was or where we were anymore and he was yawning like crazy, barely able to speak. I called 9-1-1, and when they arrived, they said his vitals were....
  • over 1 year ago


    20 yo female, previous history of kidney disease and hypertension, both well controlled via surgery and Lisenopril prescription (BP usually 110/65). Currently on Lutera-28 birth control as approved by my doctor (0.02mcg estrogen). So I'm pretty sure I'm totally being a hypochondriac here (pre-med), but about a hour ago I got a pain in my left chest area when breathing in. It isn't that bad anymore but is still there a little bit. I've had 2 microbiology exams today and have an organic....
  • over 1 year ago

    Summary at top 54 y/o Mom PLZ HELP dangerous symptoms no dx (blood test result incl)

    Summary of symptoms for anyone who cannot or does not want to read the detailed symptoms: *I have taken her to ER twice the first time they checked her heart and said nothing came up. The 2nd time 2 days ago they did a d-dimer, contrast CT and sent her home!! I asked them to scan her brain they didn’t and they only put Diagnosis of coughing up blood - she complained of right leg Charlie horses and they did not even check for a blood clot! Symptoms List Summarized: -chest pain over a year now -at....
  • over 1 year ago

    Extreme Nausea after stroke

    Hi. My mom is 61. She had a hemorrhagic stroke in her basal ganglia on Dec 5, 2017. She is experiencing SEVERE debilitating nausea. She also gets a terrible taste in her mouth anytime she eats. Can anyone offer any solutions?
  • over 1 year ago

    Very worried about stroke/symptoms, please help :(

    So I had a short nap about an hour ago and then I was awake in bed for about 10 minutes and I was on my side and my cat was sleeping next to me so I had to lie in a funny position and I was kind of hunched up and my chin was near my chest so my neck was in a bit of a funny position, then when I got out of bed my neck hurt and I've started really worrying that I'm going to have a stroke and I don't know what to do, I felt a bit weird when I got out of bed but to be honest I always feel....