Here’s some modern news of how Stroke Survivors, may have more of a chance!
TORONTO — An experimental procedure that stimulates the brain with electrical pulses through the skull may help people recover the ability to speak after suffering a stroke, researchers say.
Up to 30% of stroke survivors are left with a condition called aphasia, in which they have difficulty understanding language, speaking, reading or writing.
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TORONTO — A new poll suggest Canadians don’t have a great understanding of the realities of strokes, with nearly one in five thinking most strokes are fatal.
One in six Canadians seem to believe there is nothing a stroke survivor can do to prevent future strokes and more than one-third think the recovery period is limited to a few months.
These statistics are included in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s annual report on stroke.
The poll suggests stroke touches the lives of…
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