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Any serious illness can place additional strain on relationships with family and friends. Stroke often causes personality changes because of the damage to the brain which only make the strains worse. Stroke is life changing for everyone involved. The changes to your life can be overwhelming for you and your loved ones. Acknowledging and communicating about the changes and fears is an important in maintaining close relationships as you travel the road to recovery.

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