Janet Yeo

Soaring After Stroke

Instead of being confined by the debilitating effects of stroke, Janet Yeo breaks free and reaches greater heights.  26 years have passed since Janet Yeo, founder and chairman of the National Stroke Association of Malay...
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Stroke and Diabetes

Stroke is a sudden impairment of brain function caused by either reduction of blood flow to the brain or bleeding into the brain. Also known as brain attack, strokes are categorised into two types – ischaemic and haemo...
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Stroke: Never Too Young

By X. W. Lim, Occupational Therapist, Yayasan Kebajikan SSL Stroke A stroke happens when the blood supply to the arteries of the brain is interrupted. It can be caused by a blood clot blocking the arteries, or when the a...
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Caring for Stroke Patients

By C.Y Moh Occupational Therapist, SSL (PJ) Stroke Rehabilitation Centre Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in our population. Stroke can affect every aspect of life, not only physical but also psychologic...

Causes Of Numbness In Fingers And Toes Are Varied

Numbness in hands and feet can be caused by several factors.   Usually, it is a cry for help from various parts of the body, and is mostly associated with neurological disorders. Feeling like  needle pricks, numbness ...
Antidepressants Assist in Stroke Recovery

Antidepressants Assist in Stroke Recovery

Patients treated with a short course of antidepressants after a stroke have recuperated better physically than patients treated with a placebo, a University of Iowa study has found. The study also demonstrated that the p...