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I have signs and symptoms of a stroke. 25 year old female no alcohol no smoking severe headache dizziness heart feela funny extreme tired and in a fog

I have signs and symptoms of a stroke. 25 year old female no alcohol no smoking severe headache dizziness heart feela funny extreme tired and in a fog

Go to your MD: Signs and symptoms of a stroke? Neurological Deficitis? Motor deficitis? Sensory deficitis? Does not seem like it Extreme tired? Fog? Read about thyroid issues or diabetes with sugar problems. Could also explain symptoms. If you are concerned go to your MD ASAP ...Read more

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Stroke (Definition)

Stroke is a loss of neurological function due to loss of blood flow to a part of the brain. This can be the result of clotting locally, an embolus from elsewhere in the vascular system or bleeding in the brain. It is usually manifest by a sudden ...Read more

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Recovering from a Stroke (Checklist)

Walk safely
20 Min, 2x day, forever
Stretch spastic muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Work with a rehabilitation professional
3x week
See your rehabilitation doctor
Monthly
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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Vision in both eyes: By definition, any vision changes that occur with stroke must show up in both eyes. Sometimes it is subtle, but because the nerves from your eyes cross over, any stroke will affect both. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stroke?

What are the symptoms of stroke?

Many: Difficulty walking. Sometimes a sudden inability to speak or speaking non-nonsensically. Sudden loss of strength. Facial droop. Numbness. In ability to understand speech. Headache different from past headaches. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Stroke (Checklist)

If it is acute, get diagnosis and treatment.
once
If it is due to neuroplastic processes (chronic) do the following:
once
Focus on positive thoughts and imagery (What gets fired gets wired.).
hourly, while awake
Replace negative thoughts, feelings and sensations with positive ones.
hourly, while awake
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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Many: It could be any of these: confusion, speech problems, unable to move or feel arms or legs, loss or change of vision. You should see immediate help if you suspect a stroke. ...Read more

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Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

TIA: You can have stroke symptoms that resolve from a temporary impairment of brain blood flow that resolves before there is brain death. Make sure your carotid arteries have been checked with ultrasound, mri, or ct and that your doctor does not suspect small emboli from your heart. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Stroke (Checklist)

Relearn to do things that are important to you
once
Make sure stroke work up is complete to avoid 2nd
once
Watch for focal seizures if cortical stroke
once
Keep BP and glucose in normal range
once
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What are the symptoms of a major stroke?

Location dependent: This depends upon the location of the stroke. It could include weakness, language difficulties, sensory abnormalities and visual loss. Other possibilites include personality change, neglect of one side of the body, transient visual hallucinations, inability to swallow, facial weakness and numbness, gait disorders, tremors and spasticity. The list is not all inclusive. ...Read more

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