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Posted by Bob Gonsalves
on June 30, 2000 at 19:49:37:
In Reply to: MOM- STROKE/APHASIA posted by VICKI on February 28, 2000 at 21:02:14:
: My now 72 year old mother had a left side brain stroke in August of 1998. Cannot speak (can speak - just no words that make sense),
: cannot write, cannot read.
: She is in a nursing home and the staff indicate she does okay until family comes around - lately she has been real bad when any of
: the family is around - cries a lot, etc. She seemed to have gotten over this for a while, but is bad again.
: I know strokes mess up the mind - so I am extremely at a loss as to what to do ----
: can anyone advise me?
: Vicki in Nebraska
Stroke has been known to cause depression. You might talk to her doctor about prescribing anti-depressants.
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