Stroke Rates Increasing in Those Under 55

Stroke Rates Increasing in Those Under 55

Stroke is not a disease that’s exclusive to the elderly. Fans were shocked and saddened when Luke Perry, former teen…

Does drinking diet soda raise the risk of a stroke?

Does drinking diet soda raise the risk of a stroke?

For diet soda fans, recent news reports linking these popular drinks to higher risk of stroke may have been alarming.…

Brain Drain

Brain Drain

As we age, our brains begin to decline, and problems start to arise The brain is the epicenter of our…

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Heart Attacks and Strokes Away

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Heart Attacks and Strokes Away

Aspirin is like the Swiss army knife of medications—it can relieve pain, fever and inflammation and can also help prevent…

Recovering from Stroke

Recovering from Stroke

High-intensity therapy helps patients rebound Stroke is a silent killer, striking with little warning. The fifth leading cause of death…

Are you too young to have a stroke?

Are you too young to have a stroke?

Source: Cleveland Clinic Brain & Spine Team If you’re a young or middle-aged adult, you may think strokes only happen…

Evaluation after stroke can help identify common causes

Evaluation after stroke can help identify common causes

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it always possible to figure out what causes a stroke? My husband had…

Diet pattern a strong defense against strokes

Diet pattern a strong defense against strokes

By Clare Tone, M.S., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter About 500,000 first-time strokes occur every year in the U.S. Since high…

Act Fast to Help Stroke Care

By Eve Becker Last January, Mark Kirk woke up with a headache. It worsened as the morning progressed, followed by…

The Long Road Back

The Long Road Back

Much of you is required to rehabilitate after a stroke by Patrick Kenney Life is unpredictable. Most of us go…