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What happens 5 years post stroke?

A stroke occurs suddenly and unexpectedly, however dealing with stroke after effects can take several years. In this article read about what happens 5 years post stroke and what can be expected…

Types of vision impairment after stroke

Vision impairment is quite a common stroke after effect. At least half of the stroke survivors will experience some kind of vision impairment, however others may have blurry vision or have other…

Interview with CBT specialists: “Stroke affects the whole family, not just the stroke survivor”

Agnese Orupe, a cognitive behavioral therapist in Latvia, says: "In our country we tend to not see it that way, but in other countries it is considered that the whole family suffers from stroke, not…

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Stroke recovery process: Timeline

In the previous article we talked about stroke after effects. Because stroke after effects can be different types and forms of functional impairments, recovery process from stroke will also be…

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What are stroke after effects?

There are various effects and consequences that a stroke survivor experiences, both physically and emotionally. In this article, we will cover functional changes that a stroke survivor might…

What can help prevent a stroke?

Turns out, there are various factors that you can control to help prevent a stroke. If you are a smoker, you might want to quit smoking since it is considered a risk factor. If you have high…

How to create a safe home after a stroke?

Stroke is one of the most common causes of functional disability in the world. The movement and cognitive disturbances that it causes can manifest differently. The after effects a stroke survivor may…

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Depression and anxiety after stroke

It is well known that a stroke can have a significant impact on a person's health and later life. Many of these effects are physical and, therefore, easily recognizable, while others are more…

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How do you care for a loved one with stroke?

If you want to learn more about the stroke itself, its causes and after effects, read more in our article What is a stroke? When a person experiences stroke, there are certain steps they and their…

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