Is this usual to get 2 types of tests and did me starting aspirin effect this second test my dr has no information for me she don't even know...
Perspective of a Newbie
The third week in hospital was in a short stay ward for day-case operations where I got very little care as a stroke victim....
Day in Acute Stroke Unit
Yesterday I was taken into hospital with a suspected TIA so spent the day in Acute Stroke Unit - most have been the quietest day of the year ...
Slurred speech, unusual movements
Hello everyone, I never join chats, but have had APS since 1993 and have several recent issues and am trying to learn of the correlation. I h...
Trying for VBAC and wondering when is the earliest midwife would agree to do a sweep
So long story short, last pregnancy ended up in emergency c-section(undiagnosed breech ). Would like to try to deliver without the need of su...
Here we Go Jevtana and Carboplatin #1
In the waiting room now for his first infusion. My nerves are a 10/10 I am so afraid, worried scared.....
No Appetite, Cant Eat, Nauseas
Man all of a sudden after my 11th round of Chemo, I have lost my appetite all together , I have a sour stomach and don't feel like eatin. che...
Crazy turn of events...
After finding out about my PFO, and having them working on scheduling a surgery to close it, the blood tests came back and I was diagnosed wi...
Anticoagulants and activity and mental health... Oh my!
My GP was the one to tell me about my Afib, And she assesed my CHADs-VASC score as 1 ( for gender )....
Tried CBD from holland and Barrett
So I decided to try cbd yesterday and just wanted to share the experience with you. As soon as I left the shop I found a bench to sit down an...
Had a TIA in Jan 2016 and again in Jan 2017
Hi all! I am 67 year old female....
Why CHC was refused
" It is recognised that many people consider that the need to have carers should be enough to indicate they are eligible for the NHS Continui...
Blood Books for recording and sharing blood results and medication - examples wanted!
Hi The idea of an ongoing single " Blood Book " in which all hospitals and GPs providing care for an MPN patient can record blood test result...
Stroke prevention in AF
A few days ago during a discussion on the need for anticoagulants I commented that every fifteen minutes somebody in UK had an AF related str...
A question of choice?
Doodle68 cites an interesting list of statements from the Stroke Association in support of medication – the first of which is: “ The risk of ...
Hi everyone. I’m a 34 year old male and live in Bristol....
How do you use Kardia and is it useful?I
I have finally been given anticoagulants after a long fight with GP. He said my CHAD score was only 1....
I had a major stroke a year ago with two lots of brain surgery and months in hospital. Does anyone fear another stroke?...
Cautery for nosebleeds on anticoagulants
Has anyone taking anticoagulants had cautery for nosebleeds and was it a success? I’ve been referred to ENT for investigation of repeated ble...
Christmas poem to friends, family & PSPers 2017
Said the medics ‘ Parkinsonian you see ” Then gave the diagnosis of P.S.P. What’s that?...
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