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The recovery depends upon the amount of damage caused over the brain and to which area. There is no hard and fast rule for the recovery, for some individuals it can take few weeks, while months for a few. Your father requires a lot of supportive therapy from you all to help him recover faster.
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Sir my father is 63 years old.he is suffering from paralysis since 5 years old.he is also patient of diabetes as well as high blood pressure. He recives attack of paralysis due to blood pressure every time.his left side is effected by paralysis but he can move his left arm and hand to some extent.his b.p does not remain normal.plz sir help me what shshould I do?? What precautions should I take and how can I cope with this problem. I will b very thank full to you
My Father had a paralytic attack 2 days a go, was given ecosoprin imidiatly after and taken to the hospital. He found the right side a bit sluggish with no grip in the right palm. An MRI scan reveald 2 minor clots in the left brain. He is on medictaion, the clots havnt cleard. His grip on the right palm is minimal. But he has major movements like lifting his arm and leg. Will he be able to recover his grip on the right hand and continue normal activites? How long would the recovery take and what need s to be done? YYYY@YYYY
Hi, I am pregnant 17wks and almost 35years old. I have not taken my thyroid meds in a year. I have graves disease, treated by radioiodine therapy when I was 21. Three years ago, I started to get full body cataplexy drops, expecially after climbing stairs or elevations. Hospitalizations many times ruled out many cardiac and sleep study concerns. It was found that any slight decrease in my postassium level caused the hospitalizations after comparing notes for every visit. The doctor experimented and left me on IV potassium for a week and my levels would not go past 4.0 to make me hyperkalemic at any point, but did not make me feel better. Once the symptoms stopped, I would get released. Finally, they diagnosed me with hypokalemic periodic paralysis and potassium supplement nor potassium sparing diaretic would suffice. It actually made it worse. Ultimately, after discovering that sipping Pedialyte slowly all through the day kept me out of the emergency room, they put me on time released low dose potassium capsules 4x a day (10meq) as well as noting my thyroid levels had finally thrown me into hypothyroid after all these years since therapy. A year ago my TSH w T4 reflex was 1.80 and today it is 13.6. My potassium levels have been fine and I do take B12 monthly injections since I was 20 for pernicious anemia diagnosed by spinal tap a year before the Graves disease. I will see my endocrinologist this week but I am worried that the OB referred me to a maternal/fetal medicine specialist. They are getting familiar with electrolyte imbalances and taking the proper chromosome testing for my age and I await results. I am concerned about possibly getting paralysis attacks and falling while pregnant. It has not happened since I got pregnant, even though I feel awfull and stay in bed or on the couch. I am assuming the thyroid levels contribute to this worse feeling of my life because of my own neglect. I thought thyroid medicines made my heart race and made me have paralysis attacks more often, so I stopped to prove I don t have them as often when not taking Synthroid or Levothryroxine. The only other abnormality any specialist came up with during hospitalizations was a nuerologist noted strange brain waves during the test they make you hyperventilate to go to sleep (I did not sleep, only paralyzed myself) and he noted a small sclerosis on my hippocampus that was missed from a different hospital. I have not followed up with the nuerologist in fear because he had no answer for what causes it. Is it possible that tweaking my thyroid levels with treatment can cause the electrolyte issues to suddenly reappear and make it unsafe to be unattended or exert myself as before, noted by my frequent hospital visits of the past? My second fear is how much worse can it get until I deliver if I do not treat my thyroid? So in short I ponder: Obey doctor and suffer possible hypokalemic paralysis attacks/cataplexy body drops and treat as they come, or can the consequence of not treating my thyroid be more harmful to myself and the baby? I am not sure how bad a thyroid can get over another 20 weeks to guess which suffering of myself is worse, by for the baby, I am not sure how either symptoms can affect him.
Dear Sir, My mother is a patient of high blood pressure and sugar. A week back she suffered from a paralysis attack. Her right side is affected. Right now she is unable to move right side and is unable to speak or express herself. Please advise care cure of it.
my father suffering from paralysis (due to brain stroke at right side)affcting left feet and hand since 2 yrs hvng bp 160-170 but hvng difficulty in staight walking and some pain .plz suggest medicines and tips to recover fast and become normal as prrvious.regards,pravin solanki
Hi. I recently had an MRI that showed c5 c6 impingement and the disc bulging on the left side and right side. Left side lays on spine. I have had horrible pain for 4 weeks. I am seeing a chiropractor and that helps a bit. How serious is this and can it lead to paralysis if not treated?
i have brain tumour operation done 1 year ago . post operation i have facial paralysis and right hand and leg paralysis. at the same time i am experiencing anxiety problem without any reasons. i am also taking psychiatrist medicine for this kindly recommend doctor nearest to my town west bengal asansol
I am being watched for an enlarged ascending aorta . This was caused by years with a bicuspid aorta valve (which has since been replaced). I have recently developed sleep numbness in my fingers. Could it be related to the ascending aorta?