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Banu Turhan

United States
In August 2006 I had a stroke which ended up with aphasia, appraxia and dysathria. Now that I have almost recovered, I want to share my experience with fellow stroke survivors, their caregivers and the medical community. My blog is about day by day account of what happened with me. And various treatments of Aphasia, Apraxia, Dysarthria that went well.

Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC

New York City, New York
Aphasia NYC Blogger - To empower people who are affected by aphasia to access and negotiate the services and opportunities they need for a better life.   Provides breaking news about aphasia (difficulty speaking after a stroke).   Our web site is http://www.aphasianyc.org and bog http://aphasia-nyc.blogspot.com.   Please help spread the word about aphasia! ...
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kgkate

San Diego, California
I'm a daughter/care-giver for my Mom, a Stroke survivor.  Working and learning everything I can about Aphasis therapies for Broca Aphasia.  Sharing the daily care brings new challenges in balancing caring, coaching,while inspiring hope, strenght and humor to accept the things I can not change.   Accepting the tasks to as teacher brings me here now.

NurseApril Health Maven

California
I am the 38 year old mother to a 5 year old girl (bd Sept 05) and a 3 year old boy (bd Nov 07) I am an RN, I work part time for a community college as a clinical instructor for LPN students. In the summers I work for an agency in various nursing homes as a supervisor. Now I am working on my master's degree in nursing education through an online class.  I...

Dr Judy Tang Health Maven

California
Dr Tang is a clinical neuropsychologist with a keen interest in promoting healthy ageing and improving people’s thinking skills – such as memory, learning and attention. She has worked with patients who have had strokes, people with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other brain injuries. Currently, she also works at La Trobe University, where she does research on...

Kim F. Patient Expert

North East, Pennsylvania
Somewhere around November 18th or 19th of 2007, I started feeling what I thought were Carpal Tunnel symptoms in my right hand. The symptoms included: tingling of my fingers, numbness, and I was having trouble typing. I went out and bought wrist guards, and things designed to help CT patients. The symptoms continued for about two weeks and I promised I?d visit the doctor after Thanksgiving....

edterry

Kensington, Maryland
52yr old male with a very strong family history of heart disease and stroke. Every male in my family tree (except for me) has had either a heart attack or stroke by age 48. Tried eating "healthy" and exercising religiously for years, only to be saddled with a very low HDL cholesterol (<32). Started taking niacin six years ago to boost my HDL, and while still eating healthy,...

stroke dad

United States

Sifu Edward Niam Facebook

Hudson, Ohio
Curriculum Vitae— Sifu Edward Niam   Sifu Edward Niam is the founder of Tai Chi Institute USA and creator of ~The Movement of Life~ which provides training for people of all ages to improve their  mental and physical health through concepts found in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Meditation, Shaolin Kung Fu and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Founder of  Motivational Seminars...
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Amy B Patient Expert

United States
I am om to 4 wonderful children. My oldest son Philip was born healthy or so we thought. At the young age of 6 weeks old he has his first brain operations, followed by his second one at 6 months old and suffered a stroke. He has now had over 18 brain operations, a stroke, over 23 orthopedic operations, pseudotumor, shunts, slit ventricle syndrome, syrinx, Central nerve disorder. I am just a...
Communities: Brain Health