Stroke Symptoms and Rehabilitation, June 2011 Stroke Symptoms and Rehabilitation Mr. R. was at a fireworks display and when he decided to leave, he was unable to stand. He seemed to have lost his sense of balance and his friends were very concerned. He thought he was experiencing a hemorrhagic stroke in which a blood … Continue reading Stroke Symptoms & Rehabilitation – May 2011
When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's My mother had Alzheimer’s. It began with little strokes called TIAs where she would have numbness and tingling down one side of her body. She didn’t realize what they were. She was in the generation where women were not assertive so she did not tell the doctor’s assistant why … Continue reading My Firsthand Experience with Alzheimer’s
A stroke happens when a blood vessel is blocked or clogged preventing oxygen and nutrients from getting to the brain. When this happens, cells die. There are two types of strokes: 1) Ischemic strokes occur when blood clots in the vessel because of fatty deposits which may also travel from another part of the body. 2) Hemorrhagic … Continue reading Do You Know Stroke Symptoms?