Patient Comments: Stroke - Therapy

What therapy did you undergo after your stroke?

A Doctor's View on Stroke Treatment

Read the Comment by Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

Stroke treatment often involves the administration of clot-busting drugs, such as alteplase, in the emergency room. Aspirin, heparin, and blood pressure medications may be given as well. Stroke treatment is most effective when administered as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: rangerxlt328, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: June 12

I have had three strokes and my first one was at age 39. The doctor diagnosed me with Factor V Leiden thrombophilia and I'm being treated for that.

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Comment from: aevo96, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: June 06

I had a stroke 1-1-2011 and I lost the left side. I swim all the time and am doing a lot better. Try it, it helps a lot. You can do stuff in the water that you can't do out of it. It takes a lot to recover. The y has a great pool, my side is still tingling it may never stop.

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