Bad headaches and my speech is getting worse after it got better
Patient : I had a stroke 2 and a half years ao caused by a hole in my heart. i totally lost my speech and i could not write. i had to learn to speak again. now i keep having really bad headaches and my speech is etting worse, even in a normal conversation 90% of the words come out wrong and its very embarrising.i thought it was getting better but its getting worse. the headaches come every couple of hours and i am in chronic pain, it feels like my hesd is about to explode. i am gettin really worried and i is making me stressed sll the time. please give me some advice, im scared it could happen again. this has taken me a long time to write just this litte bit. it has affected my speech mostly but i cant write the same, i get tired from walking really easy ive only got to walk a couple of metres and im relly tired, out of breath and huffing and puffing. i have to have someone with me constantly because i have fainted on a number of occasions. please if you have any advice it would be really helpful. thank you natasha wren
Severe headaches associated with speech problems, change of vision, problem moving arms or legs, loss of balance, confusion or memory loss could be a sign of a more serious underlying illness. I would advise that you go to the ER or see your doctor as soon as possible. Since you've had a previous history of stroke, the symptoms that you are presenting now should not be taken lightly. Speech problems and headache could indicate blockage of a blood vessel supplying the brain.
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