How have you been sleeping lately? Do you feel well rested when you wake up in the morning? If not, and you are a survivor of stroke, one possible cause could be sleep apnea, which is a very common condition in both the general population and especially in survivors of stroke.
Post-stroke depression is a common condition that often goes untreated. In this video we discuss common symptoms and common treatments for post-stroke depression. And we explore how we can use coping strategies in our daily lives to manage symptoms of depression.
This video is a great way to practice mindfulness through progressive muscle relaxation. Throughout your stroke recovery, it’s okay to feel stressed or anxious. This exercise helps you take a moment to recognize those emotions, as well as tightness in your muscles caused by substitution patterns or holding stress in different areas of your body. Take a moment to be present and release those mental and physical sensations.