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Stroke and TIA

Also known as Mini Stroke, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, TIA - Transient Ischaemic Attack

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  • 3Years after a mild stroke, i am experiencing TIA type symptoms daily? My consultants say its stress functional symptoms.Help me someone Please!!

    3years ago I had a mild stroke, and since that day, ive been having TIA type attacks near daily. WHY? I need answers and help PLEASE. Hi my name is Dave. I am requiring any help feedback, as to whether anyone else seems to have or have had recurring stroke like symptoms, 3years after a small stroke....

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  • Old Bleed and mini strokes

    Hi, just looking for a bit of advice as getting information from the hospital is proving very difficult. They simply don't seem to know. My Dad collapsed and was rushed into hospital weeks ago. Doctors have said he has an old bleed on the brain which has caused the problem. He was always active...

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  • hemlanopla

    does anyone have this problem also. i have had this condition for almost 5 years now since my stroke  .also i seem to show no fellings about anything or anyone.completely different than i was before 

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  • My mom suddenly have difficulty speaking

    So yesterday my parents had a big fight. My mom was so angry she couldn't sleep. This morning she was able to talk but then she had trouble breathing and squeezed her chest. Her cheeks were very red . As a result she couldn't talk without hissing in pain. She has difficulty speaking as if something...

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  • huge discomfort blow left rib

    31/2 yrs ago I had a mild stroke. The morning after I felt a small discomfort on my left side just below my rib. The dr looked and felt but could see or feel nothing. Said it may just go away. Gradually the discomfort got worse and now is sometimes unbearable. It is always present and has indeed reduced...

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  • Partial field vision loss

    I am looking for  any information on loss of field vision ie eye  exercises  to excite the healing process in the brain  or any other stroke survivors with the similar problem  to find out  their experiences

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  • partial loss of field vision

    4 months ago i had a stroke which affected my balance  and left side mouth and tingling in fingertips This i have  managed  to get back I also had some field vision loss  and blurriness in my vision The blurriness has sharpened up  but the part of the  field vision loss...

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  • Tia/migraine?

    On 6th December my 71 year old husband had a suspected Tia symptoms were head ache shimmering in corner of right eye described by him as like looking through water plus slurred speech which lasted a few mins. I was talking to him and afterwards he said he knew what he wanted to say but could nor find...

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  • TIA / Mini Stroke experience

    Hello everyone I am a 22 year old female and believe I may have has a TIA (Mini stroke)  On wednesday evening I got home and looked in the mirror the take my makeup off and noticed my vision was slightly strange in my right eye as I couldnt see part of the right hand side of my face, I then looked...

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  • Family member treating TIA naturally

    So my uncle had a TIA (mini stroke) his wife is a nurse so when he explained his symptoms numbness, weakness in arm ect she told him it was a TIA but he doesn't need to go and see a doctor ect because she is very anti drugs and doesn't trust doctors so instead she has told him he can cure it...

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  • Clear MRI Scans

    I had an episode a year last September and got discharged from A & E with suspected Migraine. I suspected that I had a TIA or Stroke. For 2 or 3 months no joy with the GP's and when I got to see a Neurologist 3 months later, listening to my symptoms and resulant damage he said he thought I had...

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  • What do I say to friend who's just had a stroke?

    Hi all, looking for advice - I'm visiting a close friend tomorrow who suffered a stroke last week (early 50s). She has emailed me but her words are jumbled and she says her speech and leg is badly affected. She is scared and feels trapped inside her body. I don't know much about stroke. Will...

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  • Possible TIA 31 years old

    Hi all, this is my first time writing on a discussion board but I’m terrified and need advice. I was driving to work yesterday morning when my peripheral vision went white and blurry, i got very dazed and couldn’t see the cars next to me. Luckily I didn’t crash. I went to my GP who sent me straight to...

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  • Stroke caused by pacemaker? Antidepressant use

    My grandfather, aged 90, with diabetes and several clogged arteries, had a pacemaker implanted in July. He didn't react that well to the surgery, reporting the usual discomfort and some pain in the first weeks. Then he started getting apathic, low appetite, and had full conscious that he wasn't...

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  • Allopurinol and Ramipril

    I am taking Allopurinol and already taking Aprixabans 5mg twice a day and Ramipril 2.5 twice a day, and Bisoprolol 2.5 once a day.  I have a high level of gout and since I've been taking the Allopurinol I have a lot more promblem with fatigue.  Just want to know anyone recovering from a...

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  • Is it possible to start feeling depressed two years after a stroke?

    My dad had a brain stem stroke two years ago. The first six months were the most difficult since he needed help all the time. After that he started driving and working normally and he was feeling good overall. When the stroke happened we also discovered that he had diabetes and high blood pressure. Because...

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  • TIA - Amaurosis fugax?

    Hello. I know you're not medical professionals, I'm just looking for a little reassurance if anyone can oblige? I have spent the last few days rigid with fear and I'm too scared to be left alone through fear of having a stroke and I'm scared of eating the wrong thing..I was diagnosed...

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  • I had some sort of a stroke?

    On Oct. 31. I was getting to bed around 4am (I work 2nd shift) and I was feeling stressed that night because I couldn't get to sleep. I fell asleep around 4:20am and I remember dreaming when suddenly I had sharp heart pains and my left arm/armpit had a numb tingle feeling. I woke up a freaked out...

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  • My dad had a brain stem stoke and I can't stop worrying about him

    Hey everybody, I'm 26 and two years ago my father suffered a stroke. He recovered extremely fast, especially if you consider that he had a brain stem stroke, and today he is able to do basically everything: he can drive, go to work, talk and walk by himself. The problem is that when he got sick...

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  • I think I have been having some sort of mini stroke

    I have been having at least 6 a day. I space out for few mins. my right side of face gets numb and right arm gets numb. If it is really good one my leg gets numb too. Sometime I get a headache and sometimes I don't, depends on how bad of an episode I have. When it is bad I get a feeling on left side...

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  • I had a Stroke this past summer.

    I'm having quite a time getting used to the different lifestyle and managing the nerve pain, as well as figuring out the medications, side effects. I'm also upset and very surprised to find according to some other sites on the internet that people are using the medications I need to control...

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  • Did I have a (mini) stroke?

    A year ago I used 4-FA at a party. At the end of the party I became light headed and at one point my vision became blurry until the point that I couldn't see at all. The strength in my legs faded too. I wasn't able to stand anymore. The next day I felt alright, so I never went to the doctor....

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  • TIA CAUSED BY HOLE IN THE HEART

    I was at work when I started to get a headache the vision in one of my eyes was blurred. My speech started to go and could not think of peoples names that I haveworked with for years. I then started to get pins and needles in my left arm and felt dizzy. After about 10 minutes it wore off but felt perculiar....

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  • What should I do?

    Im 17 and currently studying for Alevels, you see.... umm I think it was last month? While I was walking around the school...suddenly I couldn't feel one side of my body(right side) and I felt a bit dizzy too. Not just that, before that happened, I felt like a zombie ..I couldn't feel anything...

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  • Muscle weakness returns 4 yrs after lacunar stroke?

    Had a mild lacunar stroke in 2013--mostly foot drop and arm/leg weakness- in hosp for 7 days, then home. No aphasia.  I worked extremely hard at  physical therapy and exercised immediately/daily after MD said the first 6 weeks post-stroke are CRITICAL time to rebuild brain/muscle reconnect....

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  • Is combativeness a side effect of hemorrhagic stroke

    My husband suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in June.  Had some initial side effects with memory, etc. but other than that has recovered nicely.  He is on seizure meds twice a day and has to take his blood pressure morning and evening since a severe spike in blood pressure is the only cause they...

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  • medical errors -does anyone know of a service

    Will be hospitalized in few weeks and read a lot about medical errors.. Wondering if I am the only one that's scared (maybe too much television and internet) or people have some good tips/apps/services that can help me watch myself?

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  • Aftermath stroke

    I suffered a mild stroke a month ago. I am quite well now but always with a fear that could happen again. Always fearing that I would faint in streets. How could I get rid of these feelings? Thank you for answering. Fayçal

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