Natural Ways to Prevent Stroke

Did you know that strokes kill almost 130,000 Americans every year? That’s one out of every 20 deaths. If you live in the U.S., the truth is that you’ll have a higher risk of getting a stroke. But not every stroke kills: 795,000 Americans suffer from strokes every year and 610,000 of those are first-time strokes. And here’s the good news: up to 80% of strokes are preventable.

Social Isolation More Harmful Than Diabetes or High Blood Pressure?
If I asked you what the pillars of a healthy lifestyle were, I’m sure the first two words from your mouth would be diet and exercise. But, just as I suspected, there is another factor that’s just as important—and now it has been confirmed by sc... Read More
Speaking Two Languages May Improve Stroke Recovery
It turns out that being bilingual can do more than just beef up your résumé—it can decrease your likelihood of cognitive decline after a stroke. The findings have been published inthe American Heart Association journal Stroke. Researchers from In... Read More
Tai Chi Reduces Inflammation: Can It Prevent Cancer, Stroke & Heart Disease?
Let’s face it; we’re all aging. We all experience this inevitable part of life every day through common ailments such as stress, insomnia, and joint pain. But what if I told you there was something you could do to treat all of them at once…... Read More
Workaholics Have Higher Risk of Stroke, Says Study
A new study published in The Lancet suggests that working 55 hours or more a week may increase one’s risk of having a stroke by 33%. Researchers conducted a systematic review of 25 studies that included over 600,000 men and women from Europe, Austr... Read More
Uric Acid Treatment May Benefit Recovering Female Stroke Victims
In a recent study published in the journal Stroke, researchers discovered that 42% of female stroke patients treated with uric acid had almost no disability following a stroke, compared to 29% treated with a placebo. Study researchers re-analyzed 201... Read More
Small Brain Lesions Linked to Higher Stroke Risk
A new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine has linked tiny brain lesions, tissue that gets damaged by disease or injury, to an increased risk of developing a stroke. Researchers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center ... Read More
Stroke Prevention: Entirely in Your Hands?
So, I do have some seemingly morbid statistics to give you as a bit of a wake-up call…but, before I do, I’d first like to reveal to you one thing: preventing a stroke is almost entirely in your hands. How so? Before we get to that, let’s fi... Read More
9 Myths About Strokes Debunked
A stroke is something that’s often misunderstood by Americans. Strokes kill almost 130,000 Americans every year, that’s one out of every 20 deaths. If you live in the U.S., the truth is that you’ll have a higher risk of getting a stroke. Popula... Read More
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