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Gift Ideas For Stroke Victims
Muscle weakness: If the stroke affects the nerve that supplies the muscles of the face, these muscles are unable to contract and become lax, just as the ones in a stroke-affected arm or leg might become. It is this laxity of facial muscles that causes the sagging of the face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 55. I have had 2 strokes. One when i was 40 another @ 50. I have limp on my left side that comes & goes. Any idea why?
I do not like to take my blood pressure readings even at home. Can you give me some motivational (but not the stroke scare) ideas?
BP: Would it be interesting to see how your BP changes at different times of day and after different activities. How about enlisting a friend to do it with you. You could even enter it in a computer and make a graph. Give it a try. ...Read more
After stroke in march 2013, have schmorl's nodes in thorasic spine area that is very painful, pain meds will not help. Any ideas for pain relief?
Schmorl's Nodes: Schmorl's nodes are not typically painful. If they are painful that would suggest recent formation with bone edema in the vertebral body. I have seen a large one once that pretty much acted like a vertebral fracture and was amenable to vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty however that is extremely rare. Most likely there are other reasons for your thoracic pain that need workup. See a spine specialist. ...Read more
Water is the best: You need liquids .Clear liquids are best. ...Read more
In icu.Left sided numbness pain weakness. Tpa.All tests so far negative. All doctors no clue what's going on. Think stroke not sure. Any ideas?
?migraine: An entity called hemiplegic migraine could present this way, and typically the process is reversible. Small stroke might be tough to see on certain types of mri's and a perfusion/diffusion approach might reveal. A series of tests to confirm your etiology might be useful. Neurology involvement is key here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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