Stroke

Stroke

Are Stroke Symptoms Different for Women?

Women can have the same classic stroke symptoms as men, but they also have symptoms unique to them, including fainting and hiccups. Learn more.

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What Are the Biggest Stroke Risks for Women?

Women have specific risk factors for stroke, including birth control, pregnancy, menopause, hormone therapy and certain kinds of migraines.

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The “Silent” Stroke Trigger—You Can Have This Condition and Not Even Know It…

When it comes to preventing stroke and heart-related disorders such as heart failure, it’s crucial to identify and properly treat…

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Take Control of Your Stroke Risk

5 simple steps... If you’ve ever needed strong proof that you can dramatically influence whether you’re struck by a serious…

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How to Survive the Worst Type of Stroke

Taking the right action can save your life… If someone asked you for a quick definition of a stroke, you…

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Let’s Bust a Myth About Stroke Recovery

One of the most discouraging myths about stroke is the recovery window. That’s the common idea that whatever gains you…

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Is It a Migraine, Low Blood Sugar, a Seizure…or a Stroke?

They’re called stroke mimics. The symptoms are similar to a stroke—slurred speech, a weakness on one side of your body…

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Stroke: You Can Do Much More to Protect Yourself

Your sleep habits, emotions and even what you drink can make a difference… No one likes to think about having…

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Avoid a Stroke by Avoiding Shingles

The chronic pain and unsightly rash of shingles is bad enough, but now there’s increasing evidence that you’re at much…

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An Epilepsy Drug May Be the Answer to Stroke Survival

Fast action is needed to survive a stroke. Once brain cells die due to lack of oxygen during an ischemic…

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Could a Jolt to the Neck Cause a Stroke?

Most strokes occur due to years of high blood pressure…or when the gradual buildup of fatty substances (plaque) in the…

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Singing Gives Speech Back to Mute Stroke Patients

For hundreds of years, scientists, physicians and others have observed that many people who cannot speak well or even speak…

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Animal Protein for Stroke Prevention

You already know what not to eat to protect yourself from stroke, so you stay away from foods that are…

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Protect Yourself from Having Your Stroke Missed In the ER

You may know all about the “classic” signs of a stroke—sudden one-sided weakness...a loss of balance, speech or coordination...paralysis. But…

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How to Prevent a Stroke

Question: What do tapping your toes, eating celery, sitting down and getting a flu shot all have in common? Answer:…