Stroke

Stroke

Stroke Prevention Clinic: Smart Way to Catch a Stroke Before It Starts

When you think of saving lives that would otherwise be lost to stroke, you probably imagine frightened but clear-thinking family…

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Breakthroughs in Stroke Prevention and Treatment

These new findings can save lives Nearly 800,000 times a year -- every 40 seconds -- someone in the US…

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Magnesium: Do You Get Enough of This Anti-Stroke Mineral?

Our moms always told us to eat our greens and beans…and now a new study reveals yet another important reason…

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New Ways to Prevent a Stroke

For many people, stroke—a major cause of disability and the third-leading cause of death in the US (behind heart disease…

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Stroke: It’s On the Rise Among Younger People

Unfortunately, only about 20% to 30% of them go to the ER… Few people in their 40s or 50s can…

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Drink Tea to Guard Against Stroke

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, analyzed data from nine studies involving a total of nearly 195,000 people.…

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Two-Pill Treatment Cuts Stroke Risk by One-Third After a TIA

My friend Donald recently suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a ministroke or warning stroke. His strokelike…

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The New Way to Prevent Stroke

Being vigilant about these unexpected risk factors could save your life What if there were more to preventing a stroke…

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Surprising Sign of Stroke: A Garbled Text Message

Incoherent or slurred speech is a well-known sign that someone may have had a stroke. But in the era of…

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Don’t Underestimate the Dangers of “Little” Strokes

Imagine being rushed to the ER and diagnosed with a “ministroke.” You might be told that your symptoms are mild…

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Breakthroughs in Stroke Recovery: These Surprisingly Simple Techniques Can Dramatically Improve Your Chances of Getting Back to Normal

Physician scientists have now discovered that a series of surprisingly simple treatments—performed in the first 24 to 48 hours after…

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Yoga Boosts Balance Long After a Stroke

Many people think of yoga as exercise for the limber-limbed young. So you may be happily surprised to learn that…

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How Art Safeguards Your Brain Against Stroke

As we stroll through a favorite museum, listen to some great music or splurge on theater tickets, we could be…

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Can Stroking Prevent Stroke?

An astonishingly simple, easy-to-do intervention may help stroke victims -- perhaps even slowing or stopping the resulting destruction of brain…

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Too Young for Stroke? Don’t Be So Sure

Are You At Risk? More Young People Are Having Strokes It seems random and especially shocking when you hear that…