Aneurysms can hemorrhage or burst, causing a devastating type of stroke that, for one-third of patients, is potentially life-ending,
Is that pounding in your chest a harmless phenomenon — or is your heart’s natural rhythm is out of whack? Discover the link between atrial fibrillation and stroke, and why it’s so important to get screened.
Nearly half of those who survive a stroke end up with a permanent disability severe enough that they need help to get through daily life. But a clinical trial testing a new approach to restoring movement to patients paralyzed by stroke is showing some early promise.
When it comes to stroke, every second counts. The time to medical treatment matters a lot. Knowing what to look for and when to call 911 could save someone’s life. Find out what you need to know.
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While work can be a major source of stress for many people, unemployment can be even more perilous for your heath. A recent study shows that losing your job puts you at an increased risk for stroke.
Unfortunately, many doctors are unfamiliar with this disease, which tends to affect younger and middle-aged patients.
Most of us are aware that what we eat affects our health. But the results of a new study illustrates that fact vividly: Almost half of deaths in one year caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in a large group of Americans were linked with a poor diet.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cerebrovascular specialist Zeshaun Khawaja fields this question on whether it’s better to drive a stroke patient to the hospital or wait for an ambulance.
Can sending electrical impulses deep within the brain help partially paralyzed stroke survivors move again? That’s a question Cleveland Clinic researchers hope to answer in a pioneering study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Screening and treatment for hypertension and high cholesterol — two silent but dangerous conditions — are important for protecting your heart down the line.