AFTER STROKE SYMPTOMS CAN INCLUDE
HAVING OR NOT HAVING PATIENCE . . .
ANGER . . . FRUSTRATIONS . . .
DEPRESSION . . .
AND MORE PATIENCE!
have been cut off from the brain, which starts killing off the brain cells. As the brain dies, the rest of the body goes with it . . . it all depends on the degree of the stroke and location of the brain damage.
There are many symptoms after a stroke that you learn to deal with. After stroke symptoms may be very few to none, while others can have many affects. When a person has a stroke the blood, nutrients and oxygen
It is vital that you get to a hospital immediately for the medical attention that is needed. I've said this before and will say it again . . . every second counts!
After stroke symptoms can include the following:
1. There can be a numbness or weakness
on one side or both sides of the body.
It can affect the face, arms, hands, or
legs and sometimes unfortunately . . . all
2. An individual may be unable to speak
correctly, if able to speak at all . . . or
there could be slurred speech.
3. Some stroke victims are unable to
understand spoken words or they
may have to take extra time to
comprehend what was said.
4. A stroke victims ability to read can
possibly be taken away, along
with being unable to write.
5. In some cases, vision is affected.
Depending on the degree, it can
range from being unable to see
anything at all . . . to being able to see
everything, however, your eyes
can be quite sensitive to the light
forcing you to wear sunglasses due
to the pain.
6. Walking can be an issue, if you can
walk at all. Some victims are
affected on just one side of the body,
while the other side works just fine.
They may need a wheelchair . . . a
walker . . . or cane. Again, it depends
on many factors.
There are many variables to take into consideration, after a stroke has occurred.
The levels affect individuals differently. A younger person has an advantage
over an older person. Depression is another issue. How long before getting
medical attention is a BIG factor. You also need to think about safety, possible
seizures, and falls after a stroke.
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