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  • Vanity: My Mom had a Stroke Today

    05/04/2017 10:46:43 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 129 replies
    My family ^ | 4/4/17 | Self
    She was at a friend's house, visiting for a few days. She has had Alzheimer's for over 6 years. She has not had any health problems other than that, but she is over 80. Today she had the classic symptoms of stroke, paralysis and drooping on one side, slurred speech, confusion, so her friend called paramedics and she is now at a good hospital. MRI has confirmed stroke. All her symptoms have gone, and she doesn't even remember why she is in the hospital or that she had a stroke. The doctors are still running tests. She is being given...
  • Iran and Russia Are Apparently Fighting Each Other in Syria: Did Tehran attempt a coup in Damascus?

    02/07/2017 7:12:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 9 replies
    War is Boring ^ | February 7, 2017 | Tom Cooper
    Between Jan. 23 and 27, 2017, there were reports that Syrian president Bashar Al Assad had suffered a stroke and had to be hospitalized. The usually pro-Assad British newspaper The Independent claimed that the Syrian president was suffering serious psychological strain. Allegations of a president’s poor health take on extra significance in a Russian proxy state. During the Cold War, the Soviets frequently cited allied leaders’ purported medical and psychological problems when launching military interventions — takeovers, essentially — in the countries of the supposedly-ailing heads of state.
  • Please pray for us (Update: Post #233,289)

    01/13/2017 8:03:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 372 replies
    FreeRepublic | January 13, 2017 | 2ndDivisionVet
    My wife was not feeling at all well this morning as she accompanied me at a podiatrist's appointment at the V.A. When we got home her condition worsened. She could barely see, had a pounding headache and was very dizzy. So we drove to the emergency room of a close-by hospital, where they did numerous tests. She is in the midst of an ongoing stroke. Please pray for her.
  • This might be how stress and heart attacks are linked

    01/12/2017 8:56:10 AM PST · by LucyT · 14 replies
    CNN Health ^ | January 11, 2017 | Jacqueline Howard
    Scientists have long known that stress can influence your heart health, but exactly how this relationship takes place has been something of a mystery -- until now. Activity in the amygdala, a region of the brain associated with fear and stress, can predict your risk for heart disease and stroke, according to a study published in the journal The Lancet on Wednesday.
  • Biotech Company ReNeuron says stem cells improved motor function in stroke study

    12/05/2016 8:41:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/05/2016
    Biotechnology company ReNeuron Group Plc said its experimental stem cell therapy helped some patients improve motor functions in their arms in a mid-stage study after being disabled by stroke. Shares of the company jumped 22 percent to 3.45 pence per share in morning trade on Monday on the London Stock Exchange. ReNueron's trial adds to a small but growing number of studies being conducted by a few publicly listed companies around the world that are testing stem cell therapies in various indications. Stem cell therapy development has been stalled in the past by stricter regulations in United States, and concerns...
  • Sleeping On The Job! Hillarys Campaign Van Secretly Outfitted With A Bed

    10/17/2016 11:29:46 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 22 replies
    radaronline.com ^ | Oct 17, 2016
    Hillary Clintons health is in question yet again as a leaked email reveals she had her campaign van secretly outfitted with a bed! Clinton has been caught stumbling, staggering, and collapsing her way throughout the campaign, and the new leak suggests shes tried to find respite behind the scenes. According to staff emails from April 2015, her luxurious van is equipped with top amenities, including a bed. In addition to the bed, the van allegedly contains a state-of-the-art automated external defibrillator (AED), a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia and shocks a heart back to its...
  • Secretary Clinton and The Special Contact Lens Permanent Double Vision

    09/30/2016 5:44:38 PM PDT · by BAW · 35 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9-30-2016 | Sundance
    We have been waiting patiently, for over two years, for a moment, a very specific moment, when it was possible to confirm previous suspicions. Today is that day. What outlines below is clear and convincing evidence the 2012 health event of Hillary Clinton resulted in a permanent compromise to Hillary Clintons vision. What is outlined below is why some seemingly innocuous notations can reconcile. Well also explain why the Clinton team cannot reveal the reality. Back in October of 2012 the Hillary Clinton health story began around a cold, which became a flu, which became a slip and fall, which...
  • Caption this picture of Hillary

    08/26/2016 12:24:12 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 62 replies
    8/26/2016 | Vanity
  • Hillarys Pickle trends as her pickle jar stunt backfires

    08/26/2016 11:15:13 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 98 replies
    bizpacreview ^ | August 23, 2016 | Nicole Haas
    Full Title: ‘Hillary’s Pickle’ trends as her pickle jar stunt backfires – it didn’t exactly prove what she wanted it to Hillary Clinton wants everyone to know that her health is just fine. With the help of Hollywood friend Jimmy Kimmel, the Democrat presidential hopeful pulled a mind-numbingly stupid stunt Monday night to poke fun at growing rumors surrounding Hillary’s precarious health. “Can you open this jar of pickles?” Kimmel asked as he “surprised” her with a jar. “This has not been tampered with,” he added. Yeah, right. In her typical highly exaggerated, and in no-way-authentic style, Hillary laughed wildly...
  • FOX News' Medical Team: What Do Hillary Clinton's Neurological Records Show?

    08/09/2016 6:45:28 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 79 replies
    The 'FOX News Medical A-Team' talks about a photo that caught internet buzz over the weekend from February that showed Hillary Clinton needing the help of aides to walk up a set of stairs and reports of Clinton health problems in general.
  • FLASHBCK: Press Forbidden from Filming Hillary Boarding Private Plane

    08/07/2016 4:06:13 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 147 replies
    Weakly Standard ^ | 2/27/2106 | Dan Halper
    Press Forbidden from Filming Hillary Boarding Private Plane 4:23 PM, Feb 27, 2016 | By Daniel Halper The press was forbidden from filming Hillary Clinton boarding her private plane, said an ABC reporter covering the leading Democratic candidate. "Clinton staff won't allow press to film HRC boarding her charter. We must get on our plan before she gets out of car," Liz Kreutz wrote on Twitter.
  • Major breakthrough as doctors REVERSE symptoms of a stroke <tr>

    06/03/2016 4:27:30 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 29 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Ben Spencer
    Doctors have reversed the symptoms of stroke in a major medical breakthrough. Patients regained the ability to walk, speak and have a normal family life, thanks to a procedure requiring only local anaesthetic and a single night in hospital. Remarkably, the stem cell treatment was shown to work even three years after someone had suffered a stroke - meaning that millions of people could potentially benefit from the treatment. Eighteen patients underwent the procedure in an initial trial - with stunning results. Despite the long gap between stroke and treatment, all 18 patients in the pilot showed increasing improvement for...
  • Message from "Basil"'s family (Basil has passed 7/22)

    05/07/2016 12:03:13 PM PDT · by pesto · 188 replies
    Dear Freepers Basil, suffered a stroke in early January. It left her paralyzed on her right side and unable to speak. She's got very limited speech and her mental faculties are diminished. She spent many weeks in a therapeutic hospital but when it became apparent that her condition wouldn't improve, our family decided she'd be much happier at home. Hopefully we can minimize her suffering and keep her comfortable. Please pray for her, and Mr. Basil who is an amazing care giver and hasn't left her side.
  • News of FReeper Basil founding member of Heart of Texas Chapter

    05/09/2016 6:33:13 PM PDT · by The Bat Lady · 21 replies
    family | 5/9/16 | The Bat Lady
    I saw that Basil had not commented since January and gave her a call. I got her daughter who answered the phone. The news is not good for our FRiend Basil. They sent this release:
  • My dad had a stroke (Update at 82)

    04/14/2016 12:45:33 AM PDT · by Califreak · 83 replies
    Califreak ^ | 4/12/16 | Califreak
    My dad had a stroke 22 years ago that eventually left him permanently disabled. He had another one Sunday before last. He was in the hospital for three days then they shipped him off to rehab in a nursing home. I was somewhat concerned because he was already completely disabled on his left side and the most recent incident weakened his right side as well. While he was at the hospital, I fed him meals a few times. He could feed himself before this happened but he seemed to be having difficulty picking up his sandwich or using a fork...
  • Could daylight saving time increase your risk of stroke?

    03/01/2016 5:39:04 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    cbs ^ | 02/29/2016 | Ashley Welch
    Dr. Teshamae Monteith, an assistant professor of clinical neurology and director of the headache program under the general neurology division at the University of Miami, said that although the overall risk found in the study is small, it is still significant. "Stroke is a major health problem resulting in high rates of disability," she told CBS News. "Understanding the timing of stroke onset is critical, because acute stroke management depends on receiving treatments within a relatively short window." A 2014 study published in the journal Open Heart found that setting clocks ahead one hour in the spring was also associated...
  • Please send up some prayers

    01/25/2016 2:23:07 PM PST · by trebb · 94 replies
    My wife suffered a stroke and I am requesting prayers
  • Poor Sleep Tied to Hardened Brain Arteries in Older Adults

    01/14/2016 8:50:10 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    livescience.com ^ | January 14, 2016 09:39pm ET | Agata Blaszczak-Boxe
    The researchers had shown that fragmented sleep - which is sleep interrupted by frequent awakenings or arousals — was linked with an increased risk of dementia and cognitive decline, Lim told Live Science. "However, there were gaps in what we knew about underlying brain changes that may link sleep fragmentation with these neurological outcomes," he said. In the new study, the researchers looked at the brains of 315 people who underwent autopsies after they died. The people were 90 years old, on average, when they died, and 70 percent were women. At some point before they died, the people in...
  • Heartbreaking moment abused dog is stroked for the first time

    01/03/2016 7:54:56 AM PST · by seantruet · 49 replies
    albasun ^ | 01/03/2016 | seantruett
    The moment a rescue dog was stroked for the first time has been captured in a heartbreaking video.
  • There is Something About Hillary

    12/30/2015 5:23:50 PM PST · by Twotone · 78 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | Dec. 30, 2015 | Larry Huss
    For the past several weeks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been suggesting that Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has impairments. In a December 3, 2015 column, Business Insider columnist Colin Campbell noted: "Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says the same two things about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in almost every campaign speech these days. "His favorite zinger is that Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, doesn't have the 'strength or the stamina' for the Oval Office.