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Man stroke survivor jogging wearing a blue jacket and green pants

I Did Not Survive a Stroke to be Miserable

Being a stroke survivor, I have learnt to adapt and improvise with what is left of me, says Nishit Lama resident of...
Challenges of living after a stroke

"I Feel Defeated all the Time After My Stroke"

Atul Tandon, a successful lawyer, had a severe stroke that led to his cognitive impairment, memory loss and shattered...

"I Will Not Let Stroke Disable Me"

Two years back, Andrew Hyde suffered a massive stroke and was completely paralysed on one side. But, with phenomenal...
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A Stroke Survivor’s Mantra to Live A Better Life

Sharad Kumar Tekalkote, who lost his ability to speak after a severe stroke, had to undergo intense rehabilitation and...
Ranjana on the right with her stroke survivor mother Vaidehi on the left

Stroke Takes Emotional And Financial Toll On Family!

Ranjana Rajan had a difficult time when her mother Vaidehi suddenly got a stroke and returned home with her left limbs...
A man in a black t-shirt and blue yoga pants sitting in padmasana or lotus pose

The Biggest Fear I had to Battle was my Loss of Speech

Sharad Tekalkote, 44, had no idea what was happening to him when he got a severe haemorrhagic stroke. It left him...
Payal in a brown dress holding her mother in a yellow kurta and white dupatta from behind

How Our Entire Family Rallies Around My Mother, My Dad's Primary Caregiver

Payal talks about how she has seen her father deteriorate physically and mentally over the years due to stroke. She and...
Mausumi, a dark haired woman on the right with her mother, a person with dementia on the left. Mother is wearing specs and  a bindi on her forehead and you can see the blue and white sari draped around her shoulders

Patience And Innovation Are The Most Important Attributes Of A Caregiver For Persons With Dementia

Mausumi Ghosh from Mumbai talks about the travails of taking care of her mother, 77 who suffers from dementia in...
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A Tumour In The Heart And a Cerebral Stroke!

And she still counts her blessings! Bhairavi (not her real name) fainted and lost her vision, speech all at once. ...
Javed Ameer a stroke survivor who talks of his rehab journey

My 3 Tips For Rehabilitation After A Cerebral Stroke

Javed Ameer talks about how he picked up the pieces after a cerebral stroke and his three mantras for successful...

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