Christine M.



I had my stroke on June 18, 1997. I did not have the warning signs that people associate with stroke. I lived by myself. I fell out of the shower and laid on my bathroom floor for five and a half hours before I was found. I was totally paralyzed on my left side, and still have no use of my left hand. It stays in a fist most of the time.


All active news articles

Display of the Faces of Stroke stories does not imply National Stroke Association's endorsement of any product, treatment, service or entity. National Stroke Association strongly recommends that people ask a healthcare professional about diagnosis and treatment questions before using any product, treatment or service. The views expressed through the stories reflect those of the authors and do not reflect the opinion of National Stroke Association.


© 2019 National Stroke Association, All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized Use is Prohibited.