Stroke recovery of speech

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Avatar m tn I am recovering well after stroke and pfo closure--back going to gym and playing tennis--about 3 months after repair and 4-1/2 months after first stroke (had 3). I had a good bit of numbness and speech problems--most of which have greatly improved. Yesterday numbness in left hand and left leg seemed to have gotten worse. I am able to function mostly fine, but am wondering if this is just part of healing process. I take 1 baby aspirin and 1 plavix per day.
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.
Avatar n tn He has worked very hard rehabilitating himself with daily exercise on excercise equipment, physical and speech therapy, or any other means he can find to improve himself. Now after six years of a daily regiment of exercise he is experiencing an increase in muscle spasms in his left leg. The questions no one seems to be able to answer for me is, "is this a sign of deterioration or an increase in neurological activity?
Avatar n tn My Dad suffered a stroke and it appeared tho only area affected was his speech. Within 3 days, he basically regained his speech and that lasted for 16 days. Needless to say we were hopefully for a full recovery. However after that he speech seemed to regress back to how it was the day after the stroke. We admittedly took him back to the neurologist thinking this was very serious to go from being to talk for 2 weeks after the stroke to losing his abilitly to speech.
Avatar m tn Hi, I can understand your worrying concerns about post-stroke recovery. Unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses. If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services.
Avatar m tn Hi, understand your concern. After an episode of stroke, about 40 percent experience moderate to severe impairments requiring special care and 10 percent require care in a nursing home or other long-term care facility. Discuss with his doctors the best rehabilitation options for your father. In the meantime continue with his medications and physical therapy, his symptoms may improve with time.
Avatar m tn HI there, My father lost his speech due to a stroke too and would like to find out how your mum's mum is doing now? What's the speech recovery like? Thanks!
1226884 tn?1272081604 I can understand your worrying concerns about post-stroke recovery. Unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses. If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services.
Avatar m tn t get a NDT therapist(neuro development treatment) and look up information on neuroplasticity, which is what your recovery will entail. Look up other stroke forums and you will find lots of success stories, but they all required a lot of work, the easy recovery would have occurred by now. I received tPA within the hour but still ended up paralyzed. The doctor said I missed the fast miracle recovery and would have to settle for the slow miracle recovery.
Avatar f tn m m only 30yrs old and I had a massive stroke way back May 2015,I am still in recovery,I walk using a cane and my right arm is still dead.My speech was not affected nor my memory,I am just temporarily disabled.I am willing to answer questions email me at sienna.
Avatar m tn If you know of a service agency or clinic, imparting physio therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy, in India. This is needed for a female, small frame & physique who had major medical problems including a stroke in Nov. 2010, recovered to a great extent. Part of help was from Arogyadham(Vivekananda Ashram) in suburbs of Bangalore-INDIA, but she had problems with language and food. Then we had an auto accident in Feb.
Avatar n tn I enjoy reading that research is leading to new breakthroughs to help victims of stroke. I have also read that although most recovery for stroke patients is seen within the first 6 months, that patients may recover for YEARS after stroke. I personally believe that a persons will and the support they receive greatly assist in their ability to recover. Researchers are also making breakthroughs to assist in the treatment of aphasis, dysphagia, paralysis etc.
Avatar n tn t seem surprising especially that the recovery rate following using this drug is not interesting, at least for me. In stroke, there is something called "spontaneous recovery", meaning that patient will start to recover very fast during the first 3 months following the injury and then the recovery rate decrease with time (but there is always a recovery process going on).
1700686 tn?1307049594 Recovery from a stroke is very individualized. A persons own desire to get better and the support he receives will all have an affect on his recovery. I did not have a stroke but did have nerve damage to my spine. i was told i would never walk again but 3 years later I am walking with a cane and occasionally have to use a walker. Physical Therapy is very important and daily exercise does make a difference. Even when I did not want to do them I had to.
Avatar m tn Sept 19th, went to ER. right side was numb, could not feel or move right side, (leg, arm, right side of face), speech was messed up, memory and comprehesion was messed. would guess it was a 60% lost. They did an MRI, said they didn't see any signs of a stroke. Said it was a complicated migrane. sent me home next day. put me in outpatient therapy to walk again. Dec 3rd. Same thing, but worse, took out 100%. said stroke didn't show on mri. put me rehab center for 5 weeks.
Avatar n tn re offered much too little (like 2 half hour sessions a week instead of several hours a day). Good luck to you in your recovery.
Avatar n tn I HAD IT BACK IN MAY AND CAUSED THE WHOLE RIGHT SIDE OF MY BODY TO SHUT DOWN, FOOT, LEG, ARM, HAND, AND SOME LOSS OF SPEECH. IT *****, BUT I WENT THROUGH REHAB AND MOST IS GOOD, IM ON TRACK TO GETTING IT ALL BACK, BUT RECENTLY I HAVE JUST STARTED GETTING WEIRD HEADACHES, MY HEAD TINGLES ANS THE BACK FEELS VERY WARM...????IS IT normal, maby caused my the cells on my head connecting? i feel fine outside of that, well, as good as could be expected....
Avatar n tn my father had a severe stroke 2 months back due to hyper tension and he had a major surgery immediately on time.his life was saved by the doctors but his voice was lost and right part became paralyzed.now his voice is back now but he can't utter any words properly,speech therapy is in progress.he is able to move his right leg and can bend it ,he can stand too for minute or a two but he can't walk. can anybody suggest any quick recovery steps to follow or any home remedy or diet???????
Avatar m tn Again I know its case by case in recovery, but does this picture of her recovery two weeks later give anyone somewhat of an idea of what her long-term prognosis could be? Thanks so much.
Avatar n tn Some teams may also include psychologists and social workers and pharmacists. Patients may demand access to state of the art treatment with the help of their own doctor. Zoloft is an anti-depressant whick causes sleepiness. This maybe hindering his co-operation with rehabilitation. You can only resolve this issue by discussing it with your doctor. ref: http://en.wikipedia.
Avatar f tn no signs of another stroke on the MRI, and CT scans show nothing wrong. My question is, is this common for stroke victims to regress? My mother is considering putting him into hospice if the doctors can't find the problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated, we just feel we are not getting the help needed for him, and none of the doctors are communicating with each other or updating his charts properly. Please help!!!!