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Interview with CBT specialists: Rehabilitation process post stroke

Jānis Grants, psychology doctor and brain injury rehabilitation specialist, begins the interview by explaining the complexity of stroke rehabilitation process. "It is very complex and difficult, not…

Stroke and coronavirus: How are they related?

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University claim that young patients without any stroke risk factors might have a higher risk experiencing a stroke if they have contracted COVID-19. That is…

Vigo in collaboration with Cēsis clinic begins a pilot project for stroke survivors

Cēsis clinic is the first health institution in Latvia that has begun offering stroke inpatients a new program made in Latvia that aims to reduce the time and efforts needed to recover from stroke…

All About Stroke

Can stress cause a stroke?

It is well known that too much stress is bad for our health. It can cause headache, digestive issues, anxiety, problems with sleep, etc. But can stress cause a stroke? In this article read about…

Life after stroke: Psychological tips

Recovery from stroke entails physical therapy and rehabilitation. However psychological stance towards your recovery and health is also extremely important to achieve better recovery results. To…

Personal story from stroke survivor Līga: “I was given a second chance”.

Stroke is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide each year, and for Latvia with its less than 2 million population, it affects about 30,000 people every year. Unfortunately the…

Life after stroke: Going back to work

Usually when hearing the word "stroke", one thinks of an elderly person. However, turns out that around 25% of all stroke cases are among people who are working age, and who have to stop working…

Life after stroke: Tips for daily life

At some point after experiencing a stroke, you will be ready to perform daily chores and run errands. It may be that you haven't regained your speech and language skills yet. Or that your muscle…

Preventing another stroke

If you have previously experienced a stroke, chances of having another one are quite high. Research shows that 1 in 4 people who have had an ischemic stroke (clot-related stroke) will experience…

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