Right brain stroke effects

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Avatar f tn A TIA is a temporary interruption of blood flow to a part of your brain. A TIA is also a sign of an impending Stroke . The signs and symptoms of TIA are the same as for a stroke, but they last for a shorter period — several minutes to 24 hours — and then disappear, without leaving apparent permanent effects. A TIA may indicate that you're at risk of a full-blown stroke. People who have had a TIA are much more likely to have a stroke than those who haven't had a TIA.
Avatar f tn I recenly had a stroke, I now having spasm in my brain and they go down to my right side of neck ,arm , shoulder. The muscle do not contract , you can even see it,it feels like my head is on fire and wants to explode.
Avatar f tn I would like to hear from anyone with advice on STROKE REHABILITATION, especially for right sided paralysis (Left-Hemisphere Stroke)... In doing alot of reading it seems that speech is one of the things effected. I understand each stroke and stroke patient is different, but what could we expect in relation to time of recovery and how much recovery should we realistically expect? Any advice or experiences shared would be appreciated.
2175879 tn?1338355028 My MRI results came in. This time my neurologist actually found proof that I had a stroke. First they thought it was a TIA, then an ear ache, and then I kinda forced the issue, they did another MRI and actually found a small "disruption" on my right side of my brain. I can't tell you how relieved that makes me.
Avatar f tn I'm a 60 year old female. When I was around 25, in the 1970's, I had what I now feel was a stroke, although my doctor diagnosed it as anxiety and prescribed librium. He was deemed one of the top internists in the area. The symptoms included waking up with rapid heartbeat follewed by slurred speech, inability to make sense of or play music, reading a paragraph over and over again without retaining its meaning, insomnia, and the right side of my face was numb.
Avatar n tn You should also have an MRI of your brain with and without contrast to make sure you have not had a stroke of metastatic disease to the brain. If the dilantin is not helping I would stop it. Good luck This information is provided for general medical education purposes only. Please consult your doctor regarding diagnostic and treatment options.
Avatar f tn That would be due to the stroke. Strokes affect your brain and body! If you had a stroke then it will take time to recover, just give it some time. I know it is frustrating and I know you want to get back to normal give it some time and work hard at it.
Avatar n tn Hi Robbie, Yes you did have a small stroke. Your headaches are common after a stroke no matter how big or small the stroke its. The bad thing is that a headache caused from your stroke is that there is not much to do about it. I had monster headaches after my stroke. The good news is that it will go away in time. Your brain is re-wiring itself around the dead spot and all of the extra activity are probably causing the headaches.
Avatar f tn Thank you for your assessment is ischemic damage reflected on my brain scan. I have read the side effects of zocor because I am already experiencing several side effects from Lamictal. Are there any natural medications I could use as an alternative? I have low blood pressure and my cholesterol levels are slightly over the normal range.
Avatar n tn Had a Brain Stem Stroke on my right side on 08/09/07. I am still having excess hiccups when I talk or try any movement, sensitivity to light at times, having problems with determining hot and cold with my left arm, and severe vertigo problems dizziness and naseousness. I am not having much success in getting answers on what my recovery will or will not be at this point. Any suggestions on what areas I should go to try and help with my recovery?
Avatar m tn Can there be residual side effects of a stroke like face tingling, dizziness, jaw tightness, muscle weakness?
Avatar n tn say the next 72 hours are crucial and there is nothing they can do to stop the stroke from happening again. It all depends on if the brain swells more and effects the left sideand he will go into a coma. He is talking and has a bad headache and all he getting is Tylenol Does anyone know if there are specific hospitals in Florida that deal with strokes exclusively?
1092670 tn?1257765030 i have the same pains today has i have had the last 17 months pain right side head to toe knee groin froot pain constant left leg and right leg go numb after short walks and sitting to long.
Avatar n tn These changes are thought to be the long-term effects of atherosclerosis which cause less blood flow in these brain regions. Less blood flow means that the brain tissue can be irreversibly injured, which is referred to as "ischemic injury." Some MRI reports may state that "perivascular chronic ischemic white matter disease of aging" is seen.
Avatar n tn He had past partial paralysis of his left side but recovered about 90%. He suffered a second right brain stroke yesterday. It was massive and MRI shows damage to 50% of his right brain and has left side neglect. The gave him the shot (but no affect) and tried to remove the clot but the neurologist said he could not do it because it was too curvey. It is unknown if he can swallow yet as he was not lucid enough to test him.
6359965 tn?1393488636 I had a mini stroke behind my right eye now I have a headache all the time is this normal?I had a carotid endarterectomy on the right side of my neck dec 20th 2013 ,Feb 18 2014 started having problems with my right eye.I went to the eye dr and he sent me to my dr that did the carotid endarterectomy and he said it was a mini stroke.I have like a gray fog over my eye all the time and like northern lights in the corner.My head hurts bad sometimes and I get nauseated.
Avatar m tn Usually, Lacunar infarct occurs due to occlusion of brain arteries and may result into stroke. Therefore, this may be associated with headache, numbness and paralysis like symptoms. If stoke occurs unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses.
Avatar m tn HI, I would like to know if a head injury that I had in childhood (I was hit on the head and I lost consciousness).. if it can have effects later in life.. like if i live a traumatic experience that reminds me of the one I lived when i was a child.. can my brain disjunct and can I be paralyzed.. like a stroke something?
Avatar f tn After the procedure she had a massive stroke o right side of brain. One day later her brain begin to swell, they took her to surgey and had to remove the entire right skull. She was sleep for 8 days on a vent. now she has a tracheostomy and is breathing on her own. Her eyes are open but not functioning. Her left side is not functioning. They said she had severe brain damage. Today she was to go to a nursing home, but they did a EEG and saw she was havjng seizures.
Avatar f tn My stroke was in aug.of 2007. I had a bleed on the right side of my brain although I didnt have any lingering effects ..my hair has become really unmanageableand I have a hard time making it look presentable.I had MRI's and CAT scans could they have caused this?
Avatar n tn This will depend on the area of the brain affected, the more extensive the area of brain affected, the more functions that are likely to be lost. If there was no trauma to this area, this could be an infection or nerve-related problem (if the lips are numb). You can have this evaluated further for proper diagnosis. Complete medical history and physical examination are important in assessing if other tests should be done. Take care and keep us posted.
Avatar f tn Like any operation, there are possible effects and complications of the surgery such as allergic reaction to the anesthetic, injury from the head pin fixing device, injury to facial muscle and sinuses, infection of the bone flap, seizures, bleeding, brain damage, brain swelling and even stroke. Prior to any operation, these are discussed by your surgeon and anesthesiologist. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn This is a disorganized, irregular heart beat that allows blood to clot inside the heart, and then these clots can travel to the brain causing a stroke. This EKG pattern is often found when a patient presents with stroke (usually embolic) but the EKG pattern does not result from the stroke, the condition of atrial fibrillation caused the stroke. I hope this has been helpful.
Avatar f tn Hi there, please see your doctor. This symptom can be a sign of a TIA or stroke affecting left side of your brain causing symptoms on your right side.
Avatar n tn The other thing we experienced was a complete lack of awareness in therapy staff of the cognitive effects of a right hemisphere stroke. The right hemisphere tends to control spatial ability (e.g., what is 'left', what is 'up'). Therapy staff would put her under pressure to perform and she'd get right/ left confused, get angry and quit. They'd conclude she couldn't do it and then they'd quit.