Krysta Owings – A Stroke Patient Story

Krysta Owings – A Stroke Patient Story

Krysta Owings tells her story of experiencing a stroke at age 25 and the expert care she received at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Krysta was born with an AVM (arteriovenous malformation), which is a cerebrovascular disease that can cause bleeding in the brain and result in a stroke. After a successful surgery to remove the AVM, Krysta underwent a week of rehab at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis and has fully recovered.

To learn more about Krysta’s story, visit: https://www.barnesjewish.org/Patient-Stories/Krysta.

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10 Comments

  1. Allison Grant on April 15, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    I came here expecting to learn about her recovery but it’s more like a hospital commercial—health care in the US is so strange! This young woman is incredibly fortunate that her AVM rupture was not severe. Many, like my daughter, are not that fortunate. My daughter received immediate help after her AVM rupture from amazing medical professionals—EMS, doctors, nurses, surgeons, neurologists, respiratory therapists etc., but In total my daughter was hospitalized for 8 months following her hemorrhage and surgery. She was 10 and she will never be fully recovered -ever. I’m glad this woman’s experience was different.

  2. Determined TV on April 15, 2021 at 11:54 pm

    Great video!! Keep up the good content 💚♥️💚♥️

  3. Gayathri Nagarajan on April 15, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    Friends..Dont loose Hope..my dad had stroke 2 months back was in Coma for a month and after talkng now and with support trying to stand and slowly taking steps..slight movement in hand and leg….just keep ur loved ones muscle moving..follow physio exercises taught by your Doctor and Hospital and remind ur loved one all memories and good movements..

  4. Yoehon John on April 15, 2021 at 11:56 pm

    Having a brain AVM rupture is something that is very hard to explain to others. Your never the same person after the recovery. My biggest struggles to this day are short term memory loss. It’s not that bad now but whenever I’m multitasking it’s best to keep notes or some one just text me so I can check. Krysta if you want to tell your story more or see others that have faced the same struggles go to AVM survivors.org.

  5. Stroke. Sg on April 15, 2021 at 11:56 pm

    Thank you for sharing.
    On the 4th Nov 2019 my mum suffered a stroke as well. It was the most painful time of my life seeing her go through this.
    I started the site @t to share good stroke information to everyone, and dedicated it to my mum.

  6. Ayman Rahman on April 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Helllo im 23 years old i had brain stroke last week iwant you to contact me ayman . Shekha@gmail.com

  7. Stroke Survivor_67 on April 16, 2021 at 12:06 am

    God bless you Krysta!

  8. Dale Jones on April 16, 2021 at 12:08 am

    I know whatyou I had the same thing happen to me

  9. Abdul Matin on April 16, 2021 at 12:17 am

    last year my mother attack by hemorrhagic stroke and died after four days.she 50 yrs old. dr. said that her condition is critical. they wanted to operation. but our family member couldn’t take right decision to take operation. I think our decision was wrong. we should rely on our doctors. plz tell me, how many patient (%) died after attack hemorrhagic stroke. plz reply me. srry for my weak English.

  10. Manish Arora on April 16, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Cerebral stroke is a brain disorder. My friend also had this problem. She used various medicines but had no relief. Then she tried Ayurvedic treatment of "Planet Ayurveda". It includes Brahmi Capsules, Ashwagandha capsule, etc. It really worked on her.

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