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Avatar n tn I wanted to ask a doctor or neurologist, what the future looks like for stem cells and treating not only recent stroke victims, which is important, but also long time stroke victims and brain regeneration. There seems to be promise to have stem cells treat damaged/dead parts of the brain, and have regrowth of these areas. Any professional opinions on the subject besides just what we hear in the news?
Avatar n tn my father can not speak after a stroke he had 6yrs ago but he now is making funny noises and striking out at people does not want to eat or let any one help him he just wants to stay in bed wat is goin on can u help answer my questions
Avatar n tn Although you often hear that the majority of recovery for stroke victims is seen within the first six months, I feel there is always hope. New advances and research are taking place and have now proven that the brain can make new "pathways". I have read reports that state even though damaged brain cells cannot be replaced, that unaffected brain cells can take over some functions of the destroyed cells. Has your mom continued physical therapy?
Avatar f tn My 58 year old husband had a stroke last Sunday. We were let out of the hospital last night with no instructions, warnings or anything. Any sugestions? I am terrified. What next?
Avatar m tn She is also has over 90% hearing loss. Is their brand or type of hearing aid that is made for stroke victims to make communication easier?
Avatar f tn My 83 y/o grandmother suffered a stroke a few days ago. She is extremely vital and active. She still worked, kept a house, travelled and had a better social life than me. She improved in the first days. She recognized us, said a few words, was able to use the weak side, and she even walked yesterday morning. I am really upset this morning though, because last night she seemed to have regressed. In the afternoon she wasn't as engaged or focused. She seemed agitated and confused.
Avatar n tn Can Alpha GPC help stroke victims, if so what dosage and brand name is best?
Avatar n tn I am disabled myself and cannot roll her nor lift her, but would love to hear from others in ways of taking care of stroke victims. If there is any way possible . . . I want to bring her home!
Avatar f tn Also please read "Post Thalamic Stroke Pain". There is a man on there less than 30 years old with horrible pain from his stroke. That's another consequence that I neglected to mention.
Avatar n tn Is there a website listing support groups for stoke victims? Does anyone know if there is a support group for stroke victims in the Owatonna or Faribault, Minnesota area? Thank you!
Avatar n tn Do you have any excercise recommendations? How long is the average recovery? Is muscle ache a re-occurring pain for stroke victims, if so what can I do to prevent or ease the pain?
Avatar n tn I would like suggestions from stroke victims as to hobbies that she might try using her right hand only.Luckily she is right handed. thanks for the help.
Avatar n tn Also is massage good for stroke victims?
Avatar n tn Have been told of great success stories for young stroke victims from people as the young brain can do many things that may be an older brain would not. Does any one have any success stories to share w/ us - it just gives us hope - he is a 6'2 , 240 lb high school football player set to play college football next year pre stroke. Any info would help - thank you and God Bless.
Avatar n tn I also read that in 2006 doctors were trying this procedure in the U.S .on central post stroke pain victims to try to stop the pain. Can you tell me if this procedure has been approved yet in the U.S. If so, can it be done at the Cleveland Clinic? We already came there 4 years ago , and at that time, nothing could be done.
Avatar f tn I just want to hear from others with a stroke left side.I am a nurse but I do not know everything.I want to find out more about if you think they could hear you or see you.I think some days he does see then he drifts off.It hasn't been long since the stroke but I am worried reading about how long other stroke victims take to show some good signs.Also the neuro surgeon says that the clot destroyed 30% of left side brain,speech,etc.Will my brother ever know who we are,etc.Thanks in advance.
Avatar n tn brain cell transplant for stroke victims?I would love to do this.
Avatar f tn Are high altitudes dangerous for stroke victims?
Avatar n tn Dr. Rubin will be on vacation until July 14th. He has asked us to let you know that he will answer your questions when he returns next week. As always, if there is an urgency to your question, please call your personal physician immediately!
Avatar m tn Some of the physical disabilities that can result from stroke include paralysis, numbness, inability to perform movements, difficulties carrying out daily activities, appetite loss, speech loss vision loss, and pain.
Avatar n tn During my TIA, my left arm floated up by itself and the neurologist said it is called "floating limb" and is seen in some stroke victims. I believe there are people that have had a small stroke and don't realize it. I would see your doctor...just to be safe.
Avatar n tn I run four miles every other day, weight train and have a very healthy diet. My concern is, if this is normal for post stroke victims and/or if this should be a major concern.