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Impulse control

Question: My husband had a vertebral artery dissection causing a minor stroke 9 years ago. Recovery was rapid without incident. Now he seems to be having

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Stroke Survivor Experiences

Read stories and get inspiration from stroke survivors.

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Still dizzy and have headaches when exercising after a stroke Nov2017

Question I had a TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack)stroke last nov 2017. I experience temporary paralysis on the left side to my arm, hand, mouth and face.

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How to rehab right leg and foot to be able to drive again

Question: I recently suffered a stroke on left side of brain, so it has effected my right leg. I have numbness in my right leg and foot. I had a car

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Phantom pain, balance, spastic motion in hand, mouth problems

Question: In 2014 I suffered a brain lesion that left me with spastic hand motion in my left hand and milder issues in my left leg. After trying tetrabenazine

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Caregiver Question

Question: My boyfriend had a stroke and is coming up on his one-year anniversary of the stroke. He is doing well with the exception of his left hand, which

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Spasticity and Numbness

Question: After almost 6 month of stroke, I started feeling spasticity on my left rib cage and other parts and tingling sensation started increasing my

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HOW TO IMPROVE VERY POOR BALANCE

Question: Hello! I had a massive ischemic stroke back in 2011 and still cannot walk. As a result I also have very poor balance I have fractured my pelvis

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Hand coordination

Question: My mother suffered a mild stroke about 12 months ago and she his now suffering dysfunction in both hands. She cant use cutlery properly or hold

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Problems with frustration and with losing temper

Question: My partner had a stroke almost one year ago. He used to be a real go-getter, very active physically, and went non-stop. Now he has a hard time

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Physically a vegetable

Question: My husband who is 61 years old has many, many health problems. Heart disease, kidney, liver disease, server brain atrophy, vascular issues,

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Three years later and my sister has no movement.

Question My sister is 54 yrs old and started having problems with opening windows, jars, etc. She started losing muscle mass and now she's not able to

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More numbness than right after stroke

Question: My stroke was 1 1/2 yrs ago. The numbness in my leg is now worse than right after the stroke. Why? I am also dizzy & my leg being more numb

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Setting priorities.

Question: During Rehab, after my stroke (2012) I was given worksheets on how to plan my days, or projects I was working on,learning how to function in

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Emotional and Mental Issues After Stroke

Emotional and mental issues are not uncommon after stroke. Discover what you should do if your loved one is experiencing such issues.

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how to improve stroke

How do you improve patient's hand, fingers, and leg movement? Please tell me some exercises for my mother. Thanks. Answer: If your mother already has

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Stroke Recovery

Stroke recovery questions and answers. Submit your own question if you can't find the answer you need.

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Personality Changes After Stroke

Personality changes are common with stroke. One might become depressed, apathetic, impulsive or labile with frequent changes in mood.

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Pain After Stroke

Questions and answers regarding pain after stroke. Learn to manage post stroke pain.

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Stroke Recovery Tips Back Issues

View past issues of Stroke Recovery Tips

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Recent Articles

  1. Impulse control

    Jul 28, 18 08:49 AM

    Question: My husband had a vertebral artery dissection causing a minor stroke 9 years ago. Recovery was rapid without incident. Now he seems to be having

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  2. Stroke Survivor Experiences

    Jul 11, 18 06:27 AM

    Read stories and get inspiration from stroke survivors.

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  3. Still dizzy and have headaches when exercising after a stroke Nov2017

    Jun 28, 18 07:57 AM

    Question I had a TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack)stroke last nov 2017. I experience temporary paralysis on the left side to my arm, hand, mouth and face.

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