Medical emergencies like heart attack and stroke always need prompt treatment. Here’s how hospitals are keeping emergency departments safe during the pandemic and why it’s crucial to not delay emergency care.
If your blood pressure spikes to higher-than-normal levels when you go to your doctor’s office, that’s called “white coat syndrome.” While it was once thought to be harmless, newer studies suggest otherwise.
Wondering if COVID-19 can cause strokes? Our stroke expert explains what research shows about the increased risk.
If you drink soda every day, here’s why you might want to reconsider your habit.
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Holiday heart syndrome is when overeating (and overindulging in alcohol) leads to an irregular heartbeat. Here’s how to avoid it.
You shouldn’t write off a mini-stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Our neurologist explains why it’s a warning sign that needs your full attention.
Each year, nearly 200,000 strokes in the U.S. are a second (third, fourth) stroke. Your risk of a recurrent stroke is highest just after you’ve experienced your first stroke, but these steps can help you prevent another stroke.
The incidence of stroke in people under age 50 is on the rise. Younger people have some specific risk factors. Know them, and stroke warning signs, to avoid premature disability or death.
Our expert explains why chronic high blood pressure is so bad for your body — and offers tips for lowering yours to an optimal level.