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After Stroke — Mental Health Concerns

Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?

Some of the mental health concerns after stroke are:

  • Depressions — Symptoms may include: Extreme sadness or emptiness; feelings of guilt; loss of interest in activities; social isolation
  • Anxiety — Symptoms may include: feelings of worry or dread; overthinking; trouble making decisions; difficulty concentrating; feeling irritable, tense, or restless
  • Emotional Lability — uncontrolled crying, laughing, or anger; exaggerated changes in mood; these can be involuntary and brief

Seek help from your doctor or a mental health professional if you or a loved one need help.