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My 91 yr old mother had some TIA strokes 6/2013-- had

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My 91 yr old mother had some TIA strokes 6/2013-- had Physical therapy-- is now living in an assistantliving place. She is doing well even driving in day light hrs. My question is-- she has had alot of anger and said some pretty bad things to some of my sibilings. Mom always says she can't remember saying anything like that. My siblings say she is just using memory loss as an excuse. I'm in the middle of this and said to be an enabler. How do I deal with this, I'm at my wits end.
Diane
Dr. Cameron :

hello

Dr. Cameron :

have you had a psychiatrist evaluate her?

Customer:

No

Dr. Cameron :

Well, Diane, it is possible that she is playing the memory card, but it is also possible that she truly doesn't remember

Dr. Cameron :

As well, strokes or lesions in the frontal lobe cortex can cause disinhibition of feelings

Dr. Cameron :

So if she has had any disease in the frontal lobe, this could explain it

Dr. Cameron :

If she doesn't having a quick eval by a psychiatrist may help

Customer:

So wat should we do? this has divided our family, which is so sad.

Dr. Cameron :

has she had a mri of her brain recently?

Customer:

about the end of July

Dr. Cameron :

is this personality change before or since then?

Customer:

Her personality changed after the TIAs in June

Dr. Cameron :

then she should get another MRI

Dr. Cameron :

because she could a lesion in her frontal cortex

Dr. Cameron :

this could explain it

Dr. Cameron :

As well, she needs her thyroid checked

Customer:

Ok , thank you, ***** ***** with her Dr. Thank You!!

Dr. Cameron :

you are welcome

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I hope that I provided you with excellent service? :-)?

Customer:

Yes thank you

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