I had my stroke 6 months ago at age 57. I had just returned home from the doctors office. I had been trying to get my HBP under control for a few months. I fell in the bathroom.
On June 19, 2007 I suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. I was transported to Boston Medical Center via helicopter, where I was treated.
My journey with cavernous malformations, CM's, throughout my brain began in 1987 when I presented with a first-time generalized seizure secondary to a brain hemorrhage from a CM.
When students graduate this Spring I will be among them. I am 33-years old, a stroke survivor, and will be receiving my Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
I don't want to mislead you, because my experience with stroke was actually a TIA that occurred suddenly one evening and fortunately left no permanent deficits after running its course for abo
My mother Sarah is a stroke survivor of 2 years. Out of 6 siblings I am the only one to care for my lovely mother on a daily basis while holding 2 part-time jobs.
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