After a Stroke and Coma, There's MedStar Rehabilitation

After a Stroke and Coma, There's MedStar Rehabilitation

An unrelenting headache was one of the last memories Darryl Mitchell had before waking up from a coma, paralyzed. The father, grandfather and videographer survived a stroke, but his journey to recovery meant the full spectrum of inpatient comprehensive rehabilitation. MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital treats the most medically complex and disabling conditions and is Maryland's leader in rehabilitation services. Here's Darryl's story. Learn more about stroke rehab services at MedStar Good Samaritan: http://ow.ly/M1VtP

What Happens When You're In a Coma?

What Happens When You're In a Coma?

The word coma comes from the greek meaning of “deep sleep,” but what exactly does this unconscious state do to your brain? Can A Brain Injury Make You a Genius? ►►►► http://bit.ly/1H7EgWg Read More: How Comas Work http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/coma2.htm “Illnesses that affect the brain and brain injuries can both cause comas. If a person suffers severe head trauma, the impact can cause the brain to move back and forth inside the skull.” How Active Is the Brain in a Coma? http://news.discovery.com/human/health/how-active-is-the-brain-in-a-coma-130204.htm “When doctors recently tested former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon brain with a functional MRI, they found "robust" brain activity when he was shown pictures of his family and heard his son’s voice. A stroke and brain hemorrhage left Sharon in a coma seven years ago.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Sign Up For The TestTube Mailing List: http://dne.ws/1McUJdm

This Is What A Stroke Does To Your Body

This Is What A Stroke Does To Your Body

A stroke can occur at any time to anyone, but what causes them? And can you recover once you've had one? Why Are Stem Cells So Important? - https://youtu.be/L6mwdQQUEBc Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Hope for reversing stroke-induced long-term disability https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160822124919.htm "Permanent brain damage from a stroke may be reversible thanks to a developing therapeutic technique, a study has found. The novel approach combines transplanted human stem cells with a special protein that the US Food and Drug Administration already approved for clinical studies in new stroke patients." Stimulating brain with electricity 'boosts stroke recovery' http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35821286 "Stimulating the brain with electrical current can help boost recovery after a stroke, research from the University of Oxford suggests. The team found patients who were given electrical stimulation alongside rehabilitation sessions fared better than people given rehab alone." Stroke Recovery http://www.stroke.org/we-can-help/survivors/stroke-recovery "Stroke affects everybody differently. Many stroke survivors continue to improve over a long time, sometimes over a number of years. Recovery from stroke involves making changes in the physical, social and, emotional aspects of your life. You will make changes to prevent additional strokes as well as to facilitate your life-long recovery." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Special thanks to Crystal Dilworth for hosting DNews! Check Crystal out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PolycrystalhD

Dangerous Blood Clot Causes Coma

Dangerous Blood Clot Causes Coma

A woman is rushed into surgery with a life-threatening blood clot in her brain.

Chinese woman wakes from coma after suffering stroke - but can only speak ENGLISH

Chinese woman wakes from coma after suffering stroke - but can only speak ENGLISH

Chinese woman wakes from coma after suffering stroke - but can only speak ENGLISH The 94-year-old, a former English teacher who had not spoken the language for 30 years, has lost the ability to speak or understand her mother tongue Doctors have been left baffled after an elderly Chinese woman awoke from a coma two weeks after suffering a stroke - and can only speak ENGLISH. Ninety-four-year-old Liu Jieyu formerly worked as an English teacher, but her family insist she had not spoken the language for more than 30 years. So it was something of a shock when she awoke from the coma and had apparently lost the ability to speak or understand her mother tongue. In stark contrast, she was fluent in English. CENLiu JieyuBaffling: Liu Jieyu woke up from suffering a stroke to find she could no longer speak Chinese According to medics in Changsha, China, she came to and, speaking slowly but clearly in perfect English, asked: "Where am I? What is happening?" 5 cheap ways to learn a language in 2015 An English-speaking doctor found that could no longer speak Chinese. Liu suffered a cerebral infarction, a kind of stroke where the blood supply is limited rather than instantly cut off by a blockage, a fortnight ago. It was touch and go whether she would survive. CENLiu JieyuDamage: Doctors believe brain cells will need time to recover before Liu can Chinese again Dr Tao Hou said: "I can't ever remember having a case like this before but we anticipate with proper rehabilitation and rest she should regain the ability to speak Chinese. "We assume that the area dealing with her ability to speak Chinese has been damaged, but brain cells to have an ability to repair themselves to a certain extent we would hope to see at least some improvement."

Young mum-to-be paralysed and left in coma after suffering stroke caused by pregnancy

Young mum-to-be paralysed and left in coma after suffering stroke caused by pregnancy

Young mum-to-be paralysed and left in coma after suffering stroke caused by pregnancy. An expectant mum was left paralysed and in a coma for nearly two weeks after suffering a stroke caused by her pregnancy. Danielle Pownall had a stroke at nine weeks pregnant , when she was 27-years-old. After waking up with a pain in her neck she initially thought nothing of it. But within hours she was unable to move from the neck down and she was put into an induced coma. Doctors told her she would not walk again for 18 months, the Liverpool Echo reports . Despite her gloomy prognosis, determined Danielle fought back and walked out of hospital just five weeks later. She spent 12 days in a coma while pregnant with her daughter Isla, now aged two-and-a-half, in August 2014. Now, Danielle, 30, from the Wirral, has explained how on the day of her stroke she woke up feeling unwell but went to work as normal. She said: “On the day it happened I woke up at 6 in the morning with pain in the back of my neck, but at first I didn't think anything of it. “I was an area manager for Farmfoods and had to go to Rochdale, but I needed to stop a couple of times on the way because I didn't feel well. “I got to the shop and had pins and needles in both of my hands but again, I didn't think anything of it. “My boss told me to just go home and I went to Old Swan walk-in centre on my way back. They tested everything but couldn't find anything. “When I got home I tried to sleep but I went to go to the bathroom and I didn't have any balance. Then I rang my mum and I couldn't move. “An ambulance came and I can't remember anything else. Then I woke up two weeks later.” It was initially feared Danielle had meningitis or Guillain-Barré syndrome, but tests showed she had suffered a spinal stroke caused by a blood clot in her neck. She had discovered she was pregnant just two weeks before falling ill in August 2014, and doctors believe this was the cause of her stroke. During pregnancy, levels of female hormones rise, causing changes in blood vessels and the make-up of the blood. Blood pressure can also rise, increasing the chance of a stroke. Although the risk is small, the Stroke Association says pregnant women are 13 times more likely to have a stroke than non-pregnant women of the same age. Once she awoke from her coma, Danielle's movement gradually improved each day, and fortunately her baby was unharmed. She says knowing she was expecting daughter Isla, now two-and-a-half, gave her the will to fight back. She said: “I wasn't scared. It was the weirdest thing. Because I'd had migraines before, when I woke up I thought I'd had a brain tumour. “I wasn't ever scared of not being able to walk, because I knew I would. And even if I couldn't, my uncle is in a wheelchair and he runs his own business. “I think being pregnant helped. If I wasn't I might not have been as hard on myself. “They told Tom it would be 18 months before I walked but I was in hospital for five weeks and then I walked out – although it was slow! “I had physio at home every day for 12 weeks and one of my friends took me swimming to build my strength up. “They've tested everything since and there was nothing else it could have been. “I've never had anything wrong with me. I used to go to the gym five times a week!” Danielle has been left with weakness on the left hand side of her body and is unable to feel hot or cold from the neck down. She has been advised not to have any more children but says she feels lucky to have “perfect” Isla. She says her life has changed completely – she now works part time at Arrowe Park Hospital's Ronald McDonald house as well as running her own business Peggy-Mays, specialising in bespoke clothes customisation and printing. She said: “It sounds cheesy but my life has changed for the better. I was doing 60 hours a week at work and running around like a headless chicken. “I loved my job but I've always wanted to own my own business. I had no interest in worrying about how many bags of chips were in the freezer any more. “Before, I never would have ha #Young #mum-to-be #paralysed #and #left #in #coma #after #suffering #stroke #caused #by #pregnancy

Bringing Coma Patients Back To Life (2001)

Bringing Coma Patients Back To Life (2001)

Coma: A clinic in Germany is pioneering new techniques to reach coma patients and help in their recovery. Brain Coil - Canada: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFnDmWRccoA Curing Allergies With Stomach Ulcer Bacteria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VRqNfI-VAk Hidden Camera Catches Agencies Exploiting Nurses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7-G9ZwzkCQ Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=10158 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Comas and vegetative states are something of an enigma. At a specialist clinic in Germany they have found better ways to reach patients, and are having spectacular results. Mentorn – Ref. 1163 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.

Comatose Stroke Victim In Stable After Procedure in GRMC’s Cath Lab

Comatose Stroke Victim In Stable After Procedure in GRMC’s Cath Lab

Comatose Stroke Victim In Stable After Procedure in GRMC’s Cath Lab.

Elsa - Comatose on Life Support System, and Stroke Survivor

Elsa - Comatose on Life Support System, and Stroke Survivor

Elsa, a stroke survivor, shares her story of recovery using Reliv nutritional products. She also suffered from hydrocephalus due to her aneurysm. Her doctor told her that when she comes out of her coma, she will be a vegetable for life because she was in deep comatose. She also suffered from complications because of her medication. Thank God for the power of Reliv nutrition, she recovered from her stroke. There is no trace of her stroke. For more information about Reliv, or to place an order, contact: Maria van Olphen, RCN 3981544801 Independpent Reliv Distributor eMail: reliv101@aol.com Call or text: 0932.852.8585 SUN 0927.920.6562 Globe 0929.209.9854 Smart visit our website: www.reliv.com Disclaimer: The statements contained in this material have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The personal testimonials shared reflect individual experiences and are not necessarily typical of the results you may obtain. Reliv products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Mubarak in coma after stroke, Egypt in run-off limbo after vote

Mubarak in coma after stroke, Egypt in run-off limbo after vote

There are unconfirmed reports from Egypt that convicted former president Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead after suffering a stroke. The news comes as the nation awaits the results of a presidential run-off between an Islamist candidate and the former Prime Minister of the deposed regime. RT's Paula Slier reports from Cairo. Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Watch RT LIVE on our website http://rt.com/on-air Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/b/102728491539958529040 RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.

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