The CNA who is with my Dad while he recovers from his stroke called me tonight before she left in concern for my mom saying she has been very unsteady and at times struggles to find her words. My mom…Continue
This is the place to share your thoughts and tell us all how your day is going!I am so glad so many people have come back to this site and new people have joined since I posted this original…Continue
Hello, I just want to share what happened to us last night also bring awareness to all about seizures. My husband stroke happened 7 month ago and About a month ago I found him in a catatonic state,…Continue
Looking for tips on activities to fill the days! My mother is 63 years old, had a very large ischemic stroke on the Left side of her brain. She needs help walking with a walker, limited use of…Continue
My mom was a vibrant, young, dependent person at the age of 79. She had limited health issues and took meds for high blood pressure and a-fib which included coumadin. My mom also was diagnosed over 20 yrs ago with a small cancerous spot in her left eye. In 2013 her eye dr said that the spot in her eye had thickened and that she should be treated with a radiation plaque (which she did 20 yrs ago when it first happened). So we decided that she should have the surgical procedure. She got…Continue
It's been 4 months since my boyfriend suffered a massive stroke, well, actually 4 strokes. He had a large bleed on the right, a smaller bleed on the left and two in the Cerebellum. He is only 41 years old. They suspect that untreated Hypertension was the main cause. My understanding, from one of his attorneys is that the doctors said he wouldn't live past 30 days. He is paralyzed on his left side, arm and leg, (although, the toes have started wiggling on demand). And until last week…Continue
This Saturday is mine and Mark’s one year wedding anniversary and in three weeks it will be the one year anniversary of his first stroke. I can’t believe how much our lives have changed in one year.
When my husband was 31 he had an MRI (for another medical issue) and they found an AVM in his cerebellar region. Since he was young the doctors said it was best to treat the AVM. They said there was less than a 5% chance or complications (including stroke) with gamma knife irradiation. …Continue