Get a dietitian’s advice on how you can be more food savvy after a stroke. Step 1? Boost your awareness of the high levels of salt, sugar and certain types of fat in many foods.
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.
Younger adults don’t often worry about their risk of stroke. But stroke can happen at any age and some research finds an increase in strokes in younger people.
Needing surgery to repair an aortic root aneurysm is a scary diagnosis, but it doesn’t have to be. The methods for fixing this type of bulge in the aorta just above the aortic valve are durable and safe, when performed by experienced surgeons. With modern techniques, you’ll be back in your normal routine in no … Read More
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As soon as you see any signs of a stroke, such as sudden weakness in the face, arm or leg, confusion or slurred speech, call 9-1-1.