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Stroke and TIA

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • TIA (Mini Stroke) or Migraine... can anyone help?

    Hi,  I have had migraines since I was a teenager, no aura, just the severe pain in the eye(s). On Sunday (this week), I was resting on the bed for about 20 minutes and when I got up, I was very dizzy (which had been happening days prior) but I suddenly lost the feeling in my right leg and...

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  • I had my first TIA 3 weeks ago

    Whilst the hospital on the day were great and I would not knock them for that, I have since had a vascular scan and the heart monitor for 72 hours. Since then nothing, it is nerve racking for me and my family. Were can I find help to sort out my diet plan or get one written for me?

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  • Headaches Before hemorrhagic stroke?

    My brother had a headache for two days.  On the third day his headache became severe. He had flashing lights that were worse in the right eye. He was kept in over night.  He was diagnosed with migraine and despite my concerns was sent home.  He collapsed as soon as we arrived home.  We...

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  • Possible mini stroke

    This morning I woke with the right side of my lower lip numbing, then swelling a little and pulling to the right side.  The feelings started to progress up the right side of my face.  I took 2 baby aspirin and headed of to urgent care.  The doctor said he suspected it was a mini stroke...

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  • Urgent Question about TIA

    Hello, I'm 19 years old without any particular known health issues aside from GERD. My main risk factor would be inactivity as I work as a computer programmer and don't get a whole lot of exercise. No family history, nothing like that in particular, but... last night, I woke up around 6...

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  • Stroke

    Hello i fel i hav sroke for 6 year but that time i didnt know nothing about stroke and i just forget it and while ago the big sign start showing in my phsic body especily my face one side of my face are drop down and my lift leg and lift arm getting weak and i felt my head one side more strong one weak...

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  • Stroke Rehabilitation with PEMF Therapy

    Hi, I experienced rapid recovery using PEMF after an AVM stroke. Recovery of voice and vision - 100% within 3 months and also i believe my motor functions are doing better than most other avm survivors i found these articles on the topic if you are intersted to explore further: https://medium.com/@PEMFTherapy/stroke-rehabilitation-using-pemf-therapy-fdc41734350a...

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  • Looking for advice, TIA 84 year old male

    Hi all, My father has been struggling with TIA's for the past couple of years.  In the past when he had a more major episode, small strokes were seen to have occured in the brain via CT scans.   He was put on cholestoral pills,  blood thinners, etc.  His cholestoral and blood...

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  • Stroke end of life

    Hi My grandmother 86 years old, suffered a stroke a week ago and since the stroke she is unconscious and hasn't opened her eyes, and doesn't know anyone is around her. Basically in a coma. All she does is move a tiny bit. Basically the doctors and us decided that it would be best for end...

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  • Tia's in 20's

    Hi ! I am a 29 year old female ...and I had an episode at work a couple month's ago ..i felt a little nausea and then my right eye blurred and my hand tingled and then my heart rat was 120 and my words were gone for about 30 second this is o er about a thirty min period....and I have every test done...

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  • Misdiagnosed a TIA

    I'm looking for some advice, I am a 35 year old female and in august 2015 I had an episode where I lost my speech and had numbness down my left arm and in my face lasting a couple of minutes. The day after I went to my GP who referred me to the TIA clinic. I had all the relevant tests ( MRI brain,...

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  • Strange sensations in my head 2 months after having a TIA

    I'm new to this forum but decided to join as I felt that after having a TIA/Mini Stroke, you just go away and are left to get on with your recovery.  In brief I took ill at work (13th April 2017 to be precise).  I had the full symtoms, face dropped, I couldn't speak and had pins and...

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  • Could this be sign of stroke. I'm scared!

    Last night I had experienced something that has never happened before. I've had the occasional numbness in arms or legs at times mainly my legs when I was severly anemic last year. After doing IV Iron therapy for 7 weeks it went away. Last night really scared me. It began with my arm going numb and...

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  • Really worried I had a TIA. Please help!

    Hi. I'm 26, I am in decent health, and I'm not overweight. But I had a frightening experience yesterday which convinced me I had a TIA.  I woke up with an odd tingling in my right big toe which came on suddenly. This tingling sensation then spread from my toe to my right leg, where it...

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  • Almost 2 years since I had a clot on my brain.

    In may 2015 I suffered a CVST about 2 weeks after giving birth prematurely. Unfortunately my little girl died at 3 weeks old and I still have to deal with the fact I had a stroke. I had extreme preeclampsia and clampsia after having my daughter and then 2 weeks after she was born I was at home and collapsed...

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  • Has anyone experienced this and recovered?

    I am 58, and in good health.  Last Saturday morning while exercising at home in a downstairs room I had a stroke. I had just completed a set of crunches when all of a sudden I felt a prickly feeling on the back of my neck, which quickly progressed to intense tingling of the entire left side...

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  • Post Stroke Central Pain Syndrome treatments

    Hello, I haven't seen anyone post of this condition so I wanted to reach out to others that may be dealing with this.  What is the best treatment works best for you?  I haven't had much luck with the normal Gabapentin anti depressent mix.   A herb called ButterBurr works great...

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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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  • Possible mini strokes??

    I've been having numbness on the left side of my body for the last few weeks. Mainly my arms and legs. I felt it in my face today, so I've been freaking out about it. I have health anxiety, so I've had every heart test done with everything coming back okay. I'm in good shape and have...

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  • TIA

    A year ago I had surgery for a large aneurysm behind my eye they tried to stent and coil it but was unsuccessful. After the procedure is had a mini stroke and recovered very fast. After another operation I had a balloon occlusion and coil embolisation and now aneurysm is OK. That was 10month ago. Last...

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