Stroke victims life expectancy

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Avatar n tn I'm 78, had a stroke in Oct.2007, feed through a belly tube, can't feel heat or cold on my right side, lost some equilibrium but walk without walker or cane. Around 2001 I acquired a neuropathy problem (numbness in hands and feet), my neurologist called it bracial plexes said I'm losing my mylin, Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville, Fla.), says "No, mylin's fine, It's a nerve problem, and that it'll get worse. Mayo offered no solution.
Avatar m tn My 47 year old mother had a minor stroke and I want to know if her life expectancy expectancy will be altered at all since I am told that 47 is a young age to have a stroke.
Avatar n tn My mother is 86 years old and also lives in a nursing home. She suffered her first stroke 13 years ago. Although she suffered no paralysis, her sight was affected and her speech severely impaired. Eighteen months ago she suffered a second stroke and was not expected to survive the night.
Avatar n tn my blood pressure seems to be under control now i have changed my diet. was wondering how this changed my life expectancy.
Avatar n tn Even when I give him his shower, it exhausts him. What is his life expectancy if he continues in his present way?
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 With my left interior carotid artery gone, and so far no stroke occurance, what and when are my chances of a severe stroke and are there statistics as to ones life expectancy? Are there operations that are very acceptable and available for this predicament?
Avatar m tn Does anyone have an experience with a situation like this? What is a realistic life expectancy for someone with her background? What are the chances that the brain cancer could return after 8 years?
Avatar f tn His diet, independence and mobility have improved since he began living with us. Does anyone know where I can get information on life expectancy after a stroke? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!!
Avatar n tn What is my life expectancy?
Avatar m tn Depends why it was removed. Generally the original diagnosis would have more to do with life expectancy than the surgery. For example, removing a colon for ulcerative colitis would be expected to increase life expectancy.
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 It depends on how healthy you stay. If you do all you can to keep weight down and take care of the diabetes. The diabetes is what you have to worry about. MS may not affect your life expectancy at all. When I was diagnosed with MS I decided I needed to reduce the chances of other disease so I cleaned up my diet, lost weight and started exercising. It was hard at first but I am glad I did it. Taking care of ourselves makes the difference with any illness.
1384238 tn?1286028762 As far as a stroke being inevitable I don't believe that to be the case. That's why you are taking aspirin. If your doctor thought you needed anything more than that he would have prescribed something else. My grandmother had Afib for years and years...never had a stroke and lived to be 90.
Avatar m tn In third stage the life expectancy is near normal but quality of life may not be so good. Stage 4 is the most severe form with lower life expectancy. You need to discuss this with your doctor. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history.
Avatar n tn What is my life expectancy?
Avatar m tn I was wondering if anyone knew what her life expectancy would be? She is the first in her family with rheumatoid arthritis, but is fighting hard to get through it. She is almost 48 years old. Thanks.
Avatar n tn In order to plan for my family I would like to have an idea of my life expectancy which no one seems willing to give me. Can you please help me.
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Avatar f tn Does anyone know what is the life expectancy of someone who has chronic hepatitis B?