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I got told off by the wife the other day for playing with myself while we were sitting at the table having coffee with a couple of friends, She kicked me and asked me what the hell are you doing? I replied, I'm following the doctors advise, he said I could have a play anytime I want. The wife replied "No dear, the Doctor said you could have a stroke at any time!
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Oh no you di-ent!
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no it's true, I could have a stroke at anytime!
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idle wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:20 pm no it's true, I could have a stroke at anytime!
And that is something I recommend you avoid at all costs.
It was the scariest thing I have ever experienced. But it did stop my Parkinson's tremor for a few weeks, and that WAS nice...
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TassyJim wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:40 pm
idle wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:20 pm no it's true, I could have a stroke at anytime!
And that is something I recommend you avoid at all costs.
It was the scariest thing I have ever experienced. But it did stop my Parkinson's tremor for a few weeks, and that WAS nice...
I wouldn't wish either upon anyone though I am at an increased risk of stroke
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I had a stroke last summer. Just sitting down my left eye went black and as I was passing out I rested my head on my left hand, it felt like someone else's hand. I talked wike a wee todd for about 3 days and my left hand didn't work at all for a day and a half or so, then it gradually came back over about a week, ten days. My face was crooked for two weeks and my drooping lip was the longest coming back at about 3 weeks. Doctor sent me for a CT scan of my head which didn't turn up much to worry about, and put me on baby aspirin three times a day. So far no problems. So no, a stroke isn't funny at all, I'm lucky mine was mild.
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Well I'm glad you're still with us, Aspirin is great at preventing them.
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Sometimes people are lucky thank goodness. A mate of mine had 3 micro strokes confirmed by MRI and he said all he felt was hot.

Didn't seem to have any repercussions as a result. Has been smoking all his life and is strong and healthy.
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Fangbeast wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:48 am Sometimes people are lucky thank goodness. A mate of mine had 3 micro strokes confirmed by MRI and he said all he felt was hot.

Didn't seem to have any repercussions as a result. Has been smoking all his life and is strong and healthy.
This is the prototype of an upcoming sad story like "My mate just had a severe stroke/died from a stroke.". Strokes increase in strength or severity under this condition. Sorry for the bad news :(

But this problem does not go away magically, it does get worse if the parameters don't change.
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we only have to remember Rook Zimbabwe (Ralph) to know what a series of strokes can do, he was taken from us at the age of 42 after suffering multiple strokes over a period of a week. I still miss him, if you ever needed a laugh, Ralph was always willing and able to deliver.
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Yes, I remember him. It was a shock to read that he had passed away. He was a real regular on the forum.
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I miss Ralph, too. He had also just bought a big beautiful house from the money he made from his PureBasic app. Very sad.

Sorry to hear about your experience, netmaestro. Hope your health stays where it is now. The people here are like a family to me.
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Whoa! Strokes are no joke. Our life programs all have a few bugs in them. I just wish we knew the coder a little better. :)
Stay well netmaestro!

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I had minor strokes and totally ignored them. That was the worst decision of my life.

Then the major strokes came for a visit. As a result, i did spend quite some time learning to speak and walk again. I had a lot luck that i survived my ignorance. And i didnt even smoke ;)

Ignoring minor strokes is a terrible (and usually fatal) idea :(
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I would suggest to leave the spam posts in the forum next time, since the powers that be don't see the problem until you let them experience it. Worse is, that a basic phpBB setting can prevent a lot of this stuff.
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