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Megan M
A Survivor

Immediately after my stroke, my vocal chords were paralyzed and I was unable to swallow at all. I had a tracheotomy for 2 months and a peg tube [a tube used for feeding] for 10 months.

Henry F
A Survivor

My life has been greatly affected by dysphagia after I had my stroke. Everywhere I go, everywhere I am, I’m always choking on my own saliva. People say to me, “May we help you?

John M
A Survivor

Hi.  My name is "Mitch", and I suffered my three strokes on or about December 28, 2009, after a triple bypass operation went bad.  I started a blog at:

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Brian C
A Survivor

I had my Stroke recently, April 30th, 2015, a day like any other.   I had asked my sons if they wanted to take the dog for a walk with me and they agreed.

Rebecca S
A Survivor

I survived my stroke a day before my 34th birthday. The day my life changed. The day i died i was a fulltime mom and worked i did it all now im just trying to survive.

Sarah  R
A Survivor

My stroke story begins October of 2014, after some trouble Breathing and weakness to my right side I went to the hospital, however they didn't think to check for stroke and misdiagnosed me with res

SHELANA M
A Survivor

SEPTEMBER 20, 2012  -  A THURSDAY EVENING   - I WAS 36 YEARS OLD  - MOM TO FOUR-   MARRIED 18 YEARS - THAT NIGHT LIFE CHANGED FOREVER...

Denna W
A Survivor

Newport News service dog faithfully serves stroke survivor

Pamela B
A Survivor

At age 43,I suffered a hemorragic stroke. I had no previous health problems and no warnings.

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