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Board: Stroke 03-19-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By guyp
Re: 33 months

Actually the neuro feedback specialists hook up contacts to your brainwaves to monitor and try to get your brain back into normal activity. When I first started it showed that I had a traumatic brain...
Board: Stroke 03-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By guyp
Re: Blurry vision

I had blind spots on the left side of both eyes but with time I was lucky that mine subsided and went away. Be patient and hopefully it will go away.
Board: Stroke 03-17-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By guyp
33 months

Hi everyone. Just saw my neurologist and he hugged me saying he was very glad to see me because most of his stroke victims by three years have passed. I said that's great but my three year...
Board: Stroke 02-22-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By guyp
Re: 32 months

It's so great to hear from you. Not only is my hand hurting with the numbness but my elbow and toes. Yes I do keep it to myself as they don't understand the feelings of numbness or pain. It can't be...
Board: Stroke 02-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By guyp
32 months

Hi guys,
Hope this finds you guys getting better and feeling great. I have been waiting for my neural feedback therapist to try out the new equipment that they're going to start using on me. This is...
Board: Stroke 02-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By guyp
Re: What kind of therapy might help, 2 years after a stroke?

I am doing neural feedback therapy and it is been holding back the numbness problems for quite a while.
Board: Stroke 02-07-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By guyp
Re: stroke caregiver

I had a stroke three years ago and it's very difficult for me to sleep because of the pain as well I can't speak to what medications to take because I don't take any. I wish you all the best and just...
Board: Stroke 02-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By guyp
Re: Panic Attacks in the years after stroke.

I can't speak for everyone else either but just so you know I'm just at three years and I still have numbness growing and so I have really just gotten used to it and I just feel like it's just...
Board: Stroke 01-06-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By guyp
Re: 30 months

Thanks Goingtorun. Happy New Year to you too. My neuro therapy has come to an endpoint until they get some new equipment in 6 weeks or so. My numbness on my left side has continued to increase,...
Board: Stroke 12-31-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By guyp
Re: 30 months

Happy new year to all and may God bless you all
Board: Stroke 12-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By guyp
30 months

Wow I'm glad to be here. It's been really tough these past few weeks trying to go through the neural feedback therapy. And now they are continuing to work certain items and it seems to be increasing...
Board: Stroke 11-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By guyp
Re: Wife to a 35 month stroke survivor.

Remember we are always here to help and answer any questions you may have. God bless.
Board: Stroke 11-20-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By guyp
29 months

Hi everyone!
I always want to give good news but I have been struggling with my ever increasing problem with (numbness, deadness, pins and needles, pain) in my left arm, left hand, left leg and left...
Board: Stroke 10-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By guyp
Re: 28 months

Giving up is not in my vocabulary. I sure do like talking to everybody here it gives me a feeling of belonging. Thanks to everybody here God bless and good luck
Board: Stroke 10-20-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,066
Posted By guyp
Re: husband had a stroke

Always write if you have any questions we are more than happy to answer anything at all. There is so much experience on this message board that you will never fall short of finding someone to help...
Board: Stroke 10-20-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By guyp
28 months

Hi guys,
It's been awhile for me. The neuro therapy has taken care of the migraines but has not Stopped the numbness or ever-growing deadness sensation on the left side. It makes it really hard to...
Board: Stroke 09-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,066
Posted By guyp
Re: husband had a stroke

It's not easy. As we know stroke is so different in every patient. Never give up. Your husband is going through depression as we all have. Just in different degrees. It's up to him to understand the...
Board: Stroke 09-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,253
Posted By guyp
Re: "Hello, Friends."

Glad your back. I to have lost both parents and it is not easy. May god bless you and carry you through these tough times.
Board: Stroke 09-06-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,093
Posted By guyp
Re: Feeling after a stroke

It is normal. Remember your brain took a hit and is trying to recover the best it can. I had those feelings like it was happening again. It's hard to overcome that. With time it will settle down....
Board: Stroke 09-05-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,985
Posted By guyp
Re: Question about feeling?

I have gone through the same kind of symptoms and my doc told me that it's normal. It doesn't feel normal. But post stroke the brain reaches a point where it shuts things down to protect itself....
Board: Stroke 09-05-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,418
Posted By guyp
Re: scared after my mom had a stroke

Remember to take one day at a time. Your mom is on medicine to keep her safe. Your dad's okay. Relax and think of the joy because you still have your mom and dad. It is hard but just one day at a...
Board: Stroke 08-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,871
Posted By guyp
26 months

Excited. Went to my first neuro feed back therapy today and the numbness in the left corner of my eye went away. Yay
Board: Stroke 07-31-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,382
Posted By guyp
Re: 25 months

That sounds great. Great news for me. I am going back to neuro feedback therapy for them to to a research paper on me and get me back on track. I'm so pumped. I can't wait.
Board: Stroke 07-28-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,382
Posted By guyp
Re: 25 months

Well I guess I was hoping to slide forward instead of backward. Your right. I should keep pushing and stop looking back. Done my friend. God bless and thanks for writing.
Board: Stroke 07-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,382
Posted By guyp
25 months

Well folks 25 months is not what I was hoping. For me personally I am struggling to understand stroke. I went to the neurologist and he told me it was normal for the deadness feeling to be increasing...
Board: Stroke 06-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By guyp
Re: 2 years

It is a therapy that reconnects the brain to the loss of function. That the easiest way I know to explain it.
Board: Stroke 06-21-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By guyp
Re: 2 years

It does. And I understand that it is very expensive. My daughter is now board certified in neuro feedback therapy. So I am a lucky man.
Board: Stroke 06-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By guyp
Re: Therapy & recovery for hemorrhagic stroke

Hi mixberry,
It's been 2 years for me and my eyesight has improved and my walking. So recovery is an ongoing thing. Never say never. It might be slight but it is a gift nonetheless. Keep on keeping...
Board: Stroke 06-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By guyp
2 years

Hi everyone. Two years now and excited to be mowing the grass on the top side. Going back to neuro feedback therapy as it held the deadness that I am now feeling at bay. So it must be something...
Board: Stroke 05-15-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By guyp
Re: 23 months post stroke

I know. I have a leather stripe down my neck my outer left thigh and my outer left calf with numbness as well. It feels stiff and swollen but it is just the feeling I think. Thanks for writing...
Board: Stroke 05-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By guyp
Re: Stroke???

I would not wait. Good luck.
Board: Stroke 05-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By guyp
Re: Hyperberic Chambers or other therapies?

Goingtorun tried it one time with no benefit. But I heard that it takes a regular dose of it for any benefit to be seen.
Board: Stroke 05-13-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By guyp
Re: Stroke Recovery - Normal Pattern

It's kinda like a roller coaster. Good days bad days. One thing for sure any days are good with me. Ride the horse and see where it takes you. Peace to you.
Board: Stroke 05-13-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By guyp
23 months post stroke

Hey guys,
23 months and counting. Progressive stroke symptoms. Left hand and foot are much stiffer to move. It makes me move them much more while I'm sitting. Head bobs on its own. It kind of...
Board: Stroke 04-19-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

Yes I know. Well the doctor said to me it is a residual effect caused by the stroke. I am 2 years post stroke and still receiving more numbness.
Board: Stroke 04-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

Oh yes I feel your pain. The doctor told me it is residual of the stroke. I too am not happy as I felt no numbness after my stroke. 22 months later it is startling how much the numbness and pain...
Board: Stroke 04-12-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By guyp
22 months and happy

Hey everyone. 22 months and numbness drives me crazy. Doctor says oh it's just residual from the stroke. Well why? It' happens to everyone to a certain degree. I know now that I'm unhappy with...
Board: Stroke 03-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By guyp
Re: 21 months

George I appreciate your words and information on the hyperbaric chamber. I am with you on the numbness. I have pain when I try to do things I used too but now I have a new me that is going to take...
Board: Stroke 03-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By guyp
Re: carotid blockage where surgery is not an option

It never hurts to change your lifestyle when the old one has stopped working for you. Life is too precious to give up on. We are saved for a reason and must ask for strength to carry on and do good...
Board: Stroke 03-13-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By guyp
Re: 34 year old stroke victim

A stroke is a terrible thing. It does happen for no apparent reason. On the great side of that we are still here. There is a reason for that and we should take advantage of that. As far as it...
Board: Stroke 03-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By guyp
Re: Six weeks post stroke

Hi Shockedoptimist,
The headaches seem to be a thing that happens. Neck pain could be something caused by the stroke. We all have different and yet similar symptoms. Rest seems to be a great relaxer...
Board: Stroke 03-08-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By guyp
Re: Sister-In-Law Getting Worse

Your in a tough spot. Tell your brother to never give up because she is in there and things are not always as they seem. Have him question the doctor. If he doesn't get answers he needs I would look...
Board: Stroke 03-08-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By guyp
Re: Hyperberic Chambers or other therapies?

That's what I heard as well. I have been talking to my neurologist to see if I can get him to write me up for a trip to one.
Board: Stroke 03-08-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By guyp
21 months

Hello friends,
Still here. No new symptoms, which I am happy about. Starting a new exercising mode. 2 daughters getting married this year. Whew. That's some news. Question is my symptoms has finally...
Board: Stroke 02-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By guyp
20 months

Well another month down. My numbness has still been growing and I'm perplexed as to why. Lucky for me everything still works and the numbness hasn't slowed me down. I would have thought that every...
Board: Stroke 02-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

Thanks for letting me vent.
Board: Stroke 02-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

Hi Iwamura.
I am sorry that your in pain but I am amazed how similar our symptoms are. Thank you for talking about it. I am sorry that I am not alone. But at least I understand with all of our...
Board: Stroke 02-05-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

Hey Adam,
Yes there is pain with my numbness. If someone taps or slaps my left shoulder I too have irritating sensations. The weird thing about my stroke is that at first I had very few symptoms. As...
Board: Stroke 01-31-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

I must be one that is different from others. As I am close to 2 years and my NUMBNESS keeps increasing. When the stroke first happened I had less numbness than I have now. Doctors look at me like I...
Board: Stroke 01-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By guyp
Re: 19 months

The weird thing about mine is it started out as tingly. The tingly started to become numb and now I feel like a jig saw puzzle. I can feel where the numbness starts and ends. But the tingly just...
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