Category: Stroke

Signs/Symptoms of a Mini-Stroke or Stroke

A sudden onset of: Weakness in arms or legs Confusion, trouble speaking or uneven smile Trouble seeing in one or both eyes Trouble walking, dizzy Severe headache GET HELP: Act FAST, call 911  Face-look for an uneven smile, Arm-...

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If Your Doctor Has Diagnosed a Stroke

Clogged blood vessels, a clot, or bleeding blood vessel can stop blood flow to the brain.  Brain damage can occur. This is a stroke. Risk factors for stroke All the risk factors for CVD (Cardiovascular Disease) may also cause a...

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5 Ways to Prevent Stroke

Get up speed on the new blood pressure recommendations. “High blood pressure is the number one cause of stroke, so it is the most Important risk factor to control,” says Robyn Moore, CEO of the nonprofit National...

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5 Ways tp Protect Yourself From a Stroke

Control blood pressure Manage other health issues Check your pulse Eat for brain health Keep moving Source: Consumer Repots on Health November 2017 IF YOU LIKE THESE POSTS, PLEASE CONSIDER CLICKING THE DONATIO BUTTON ABOVE. ...

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The Hazards of Air Pollution

Almost 30 percent of strokes can be tied to air pollution, says a study published in 2016 in The Lancet Neurology. Another study, published last year in the journal Stroke, found that people who’d already had a stroke were...

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The Stroke You May Not Recognize

Transient ischemic attacks, known as TIAs or mini strokes, occur when blood flow to the brain is temporarily blocked or dramatically reduced. Symptoms which usually last for less than 5 minutes but can linger for 24 hours, are...

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Consuming Full-Fat Dairy

Consuming full-fat dairy is associated with lower cardiovascular risk than previously thought.  Eating full-fat cheeses, milk or yogurt does not raise the risk for heart attack or stroke. These dairy products neither help nor...

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Healthy Gums, Fewer Strokes…

we hear from Souvik  Sen, M.D, MPH. It is known that gum disease can lead to stroke. Recent finding:  The worse the gum disease, the higher the risk. Those with severe gum disease had a risk more than double that of someone with...

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