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A 18-year-old female asked about a 55-year-old male:

my father had a stroke in february 2014 and he's extremely reluctant to excerise, for this reason my grandmother treats him very harshly and scoldshim?

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Health change: It can be very stressful for both a patient and family have a serious life changing event such as a stroke. It is likely your father is worried he will fall and injure himself - he could also be depressed. Your grandmother should find out the real reason your father does not want to exercise.

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