Stories From Our Community

Stroke affects both the survivor and their families. Below, are some accounts from our members describing their experiences. The WSC encourages you to send in your personal stories in the hope that other readers will be strengthened by them.

You can also share your stories and provide support through the WSC Social Network.

February 26, 2016

I was 59 and not feeling terribly well, so I went to my Dr for a check-up on Monday.
On Tuesday I had an ECG, that showed nothing overly significant.
On Wednesday, I had a chest xray,...

July 26, 2015

it happened at 24 years hi there ,
iam magesh babu aged about 24 years living in chennai tamil nadu
i was a normal active working men until when i had a brain stroke(middle cerebral artery) Nov 2014.this...

June 24, 2015

hi my name is Claire on march 22 2015 at 5.56am I gave birth to my son at home, it was a planed homebirth as I didnt have any problems with my other babies. He was so perfect 15 minuets later I had...

March 27, 2015

A STROKE COST ME A JOB, FRIENDS,... A stroke of hard luck brought Augustine Muwonge to near death
At just 40, Augustine Muwonge was in good health, had a good job and a happy family. He suddenly collapsed. His life has never...

March 24, 2015

In June 2007, while still working at Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi, I was diagnosed with hypertension. The doctors advised that it was necessary for me to make monthly routine checkups which I...

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