Stroke victims families

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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 n tn Right now, my mother is staying in a stroke ward with other stroke victims. Fortunately, my family and I have been able to talk to other families. Most of them have been positive as it's their 2nd or 3rd round with their parents' stroke. They told us that it took some time but they did recover so now they are hopeful. Their parents will recover again as they have already gone through the process. I hope that this may help you there Nikita.
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 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 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 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 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 f tn Are high altitudes dangerous for stroke victims?
Avatar n tn Can Alpha GPC help stroke victims, if so what dosage and brand name is best?
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.
Avatar n tn // gave me some idea. I would like to know your opinion about this herb and other alternative therapies.
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 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.
167426 tn?1254086235 I am so sorry, it is always the poor and helpless, in a country like that, that do the suffering. Out of bad things sometimes good happens , lets hope the rest of the world notices this shame and is able to turn that ruling government around . The pictures I have seen are horrific and in my estimation senseless, I understand that what aid has been sent is being sold to the victims.
Avatar n tn brain cell transplant for stroke victims?I would love to do this.
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 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 Just a little encouragement for the families of the stroke victims so devastated here. I had a infarct in the temporal lobe in July, 2013. It left me with a grossly weakened left side, numbness and non-control of my left arm and leg plus a myriad of other minor complaints. I have memory issues and anger issues, as well as fatigue. I certainly am not the person I was pre-stroke. I had a lot of therapy for several months and looking back, I regained MUCH control in those months.
Avatar m tn After MRI, Neurologist says looks like residual problem from artifact stroke damage--and that this happens sometimes to stroke victims. Anyone else had this? I am now on Keppra--go back to Neuro. on 17th to get results of EEG.
Avatar f tn But in the aftermath of the disastor we do need to remember the victims who lost their lives and their families. These people were just trying to make a living and due to unadulterated greed have lost their lives in the process. My heart and prayers go out to each and every one of them. Families of oil rig victims struggle with a devastating loss By Lonnae O'Neal Parker Tuesday, May 18, 2010 EUNICE, LA. -- Keith Jones lingered outside the imposing doors of St.