What are the consequences of a Stroke?

Difficulties in motor skills, senses, and speech are the most common consequences

Our brain controls everything: how we move, how we feel, how we think and how we behave. Injuries to the brain due to a stroke may affect any of those skills. Here are some possible consequences:
• hemiparesis or hemiplegia (weakness or paralysis on one side of the body, respectively)
• aphasia (difficulty with speech and language) or dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).
• Decreased visual field and visual perception problems.
• Loss of control of emotions and moods.
• Denial of the changes caused by brain injury.

There are also emotional effects:

The consequences of stroke also generate emotional problems, including depression and frustration.
• Depression
• Apathy and lack of motivation
• Tiredness
• Frustación, anger and sadness
• Crying involutario
• cognitive disorders (problems with memory, judgment, problem solving)
• Changes in behavior

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