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....
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...
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 ...
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 )....
Had a TIA in Jan 2016 and again in Jan 2017
Hi all! I am 67 year old female....
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...
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 ...
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...
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....
Alternatives to Anticoagulants
My understanding is that further research is being carried out but there are indications that it could help in stroke prevention....
Christmas poem to friends, family & PSPers 2017
Said the medics ‘ Parkinsonian you see ” Then gave the diagnosis of P.S.P. What’s that?...
AF and dementia issues
those people with AF performed significantly worse in learning, memory and executive function tasks '. they found that persistent but not par...
INGENIOUS NEW PROCEDURE FOR STROKE.
I guess many of you will have seen on the news how scientists have developed a new procedure for treating strokes. It's similar to the coilin...
Polyhydramnios and mild kidney dilation
I had an ultrasound yesterday to confirm if I had excess fluid or not. The scan confirmed I have polyhydramnios and they saw my baby's kidney...
Does anyone know if ubiquinol works to lower cholesterol as I don't want to take a statin- any other suggestions...
Starting Treatment ?
I have just turned 60 and have ET, have been on aspirin only for the last 5 years with platelets fairly stable in the 800's and no symptoms....
TIAs/Mini Strokes and High Platelets
Has anyone with ET ( or another MPN ) experienced a TIA or stroke, which has been attributed to high platelets?...
Want to get off apixiban and on to warfarin? But nobody wants me to stop and change i case of a further stroke?...
Had my ablation 2 weeks after an emergency and a pacemaker too! Anyone experience long QT?
I went on to have ablation two days later and pacemaker 6 days later....
Finally Seeing Hematologist Thursday
So I am finally scheduled to see the Hematologist on Thursday. I have been waiting a long time for this....
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