Still, there is Hope: Recovery on Balance Issues After a Serious Medical Condition
There are millions of people who have lost their balance because of health issues. Usually, people with balance issues think they have nowhere to turn for help.
Balance is especially important in our life. It involves the stability and coordination of the body in our surroundings and plays an essential role in day-to-day activities like moving around and reaching for things we need. If our balance is impaired, it can affect our quality of life as we lose the ability to do some of the activities that require our body’s coordination.
People who suffer from balance issues can become frustrated, lose their confidence, become unproductive, and give up hope of ever regaining their former life. However, those who try to maintain a positive mindset and believe that they will get better, often do recover. Strokes are a common cause of body imbalances, and these debilitate movement on either side of the body. This is mostly possible when the right or left side of your body is impaired due to stroke. Patients who suffer a stroke tend to lose any or all parts of their balance system. Moreover, it also affects the way these parts work together to provide the body with proper balance. There are instances where your body overcomes those mild problems, however, individuals who have had a severe stroke often lose some of their senses such as touch and speech. There are also instances where they feel unsteady for a long time.
For people who have experienced a stroke, recovery is often difficult both physically and emotionally. Some think they will suffer with an impaired body forever and feel alone and worthless because they can’t do the things they once could.
If you are suffering from balance issues, it is so important that you are aware you are not alone in your journey. It is my hope that in sharing my story, I will inspire you and encourage you not to lose hope in your situation and believe in yourself. I have been in the hospital for more than a year and often thought that I could not recover. However, with the help of my parents, I am improving every day. I’m proof that there is still hope for people who are in the same shoes and are determined to recover the life they once had. All that it takes is to do the best that you can and do not look back on all your sufferings.