Liam

Stroke Survivor - male
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  • Birthday 09/28/1959

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  • Stroke Anniversary (first stroke)
    09-29-2018
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    Liam
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  1. Thanks for your note. Sorry to hear about your late husband Ray. The thing I struggle with the most is dizziness, hopefully that will improve over time. Unfortunately I am on my own and have to do everything myself which I have had to do from the day after my stroke, hence motivation is a constant battle with me on a daily basis specially when I hardly see any improvements. Your husband must have been pretty tough to withstand all those strokes.
  2. Thanks Becky so much for the note. Yes I managed to get over the swallowing after about 2 months and just eat normally now, no pEG etc. My biggest problem is ongoing dizziness, I have been told to do Gaze Stabilisation exercises, just started them 2 weeks ago, not sure if they will work or not, haven't noticed a change yet. I also do balance exercises, plus I walk about 2.6klms per day. Did you suffer from dizziness? If so any tips? Thank you
  3. Thanks Becky so much for the note. Yes I managed to get over the swallowing after about 2 months and just eat normally now, no pEG etc. My biggest problem is ongoing dizziness, I have been told to do Gaze Stabilisation exercises, just started them 2 weeks ago, not sure if they will work or not, haven't noticed a change yet. I also do balance exercises, plus I walk about 2.6klms per day. Did you suffer from dizziness? If so any tips? Thank you
  4. Hi There, I had my stroke on the 29/09/2018. It was a PICA stroke ischematic that affected my left cerebellar and left medulla. -I couldn’t walk as I lost my balance, which is still current, I had to learn how to sit up then learn how to walk again , which is still very unsteady to say the least -My left side is decidedly weaker than my right side now - I couldn’t swallow, hence I had a PEG inserted in my stomach, which basically is a plastic tube going externally from the outside to the inside of my stomach, I couldn’t even swallow my own salvia, after months of
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