Cerebrovascular disease; CVA; Cerebral infarction; Cerebral hemorrhage; Ischemic stroke; Stroke - ischemic; Cerebrovascular accident; Stroke - hemorrhagic
The symptoms of stroke depend on what part of the brain is damaged. In some cases, a person may not even be aware that he or she has had a stroke.
Symptoms usually develop suddenly and without warning, or they may occur on and off for the first day or two. Symptoms are usually most severe when the...Read more
It seems like each week I'm helping my son with a Martin Luther King, Jr. assignment. His English/Reading class has been studying the life... Read more »
Why is it that we realize we take life for granted only after it's almost lost? After my stroke in 2001, that's how I felt. When I... Read more »
You’ve developed a strange little numbness and tingling in the fingers of your left hand. It doesn’t really hurt, but it’s just....... Read more »
Full Question: I have what was called "silent" migraines with numbness in face, vision problems, auras, sometimes stomach is upset, and... Read more »
Sometimes I feel like reaching midlife – and, thus, menopause – is like walking through a minefield. At the far end, I’ve placed a... Read more »