Patient Comments: Stroke vs. Mini-Stroke - Side Effects

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What side effects have you or someone you know suffered as a result of stroke or mini-stroke? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: [email protected], 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 24

My brother had a massive stroke on September 29, 2017. He has lost the ability to use his right side, no use with his right arm or right leg (paralyzed), can't talk, swallow and is currently on a feeding tube. The doctors gave him two years to live.

Comment from: jfm574, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

I fell asleep and when I woke, I didn't know where I was. The back door was open and my dog was outside. I then called my daughter and asked her what it was, if it was morning or evening. I was calling for my husband around our home, he was to be home around 5:30 p.m. and it was 6:30 p.m. My daughter said it was evening and I still was in a foggy situation. Not knowing where I was or who they were. I was so confused! It was very scary. I am worried if I had a stroke.

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