Stroke

15 Common Symptoms of a Stroke

A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a scary experience. ...

Ministroke or TIA: 12 Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

No stroke is good, but there are some worse than others. ...

Busting Through 12 Myths About Strokes

Strokes are a common occurrence that can change people’s lives forever – in some cases, there’s almost complete recovery, while ...

6 Treatments to Expect During Stroke Rehabilitation

A stroke can be devastating, but luckily in many cases the patient makes a full recovery. ...

10 Risk Factors for Stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in North America.  It is a medical emergency. ...

Taking Antidepressants and Painkillers Could Raise Risk of Stroke

A new study finds that mixing common painkillers–such as ibuprofen–with antidepressant medication can lead to stroke. ...

Folic Acid Can Reduce Risk of Stroke, Study Finds

It’s been known for some time that folic acid–which can be found in lentils, beans, peas, and many dark green ...

Consuming Three Drinks Each Day Could Triple Your Chance of Having a Stroke

A new study shows that consuming three or more cocktails a day significantly increases one’s chances of suffering a stroke. ...

Why Educated People Should Be Alarmed by Memory Loss

If you’ve completed a university degree but find yourself struggling to remember things, it could be a sign that you’re ...

Still Much Unknown About Strokes in Younger Adults

Most of us associate strokes with older adults, people in their ‘golden years’. ...

Visiting the Chiropractor Could Increase Your Risk of Suffering a Stroke, Study Finds

A new report from the American Heart Association (AHA) suggests that visiting the chiropractor could increase your risk of suffering ...

Eating Fish Linked to Lower Risk of Stroke, Not Supplements

If you want to reduce your risk of stroke, experts suggest eating more fish. ...

Eating Red Can Reduce Stroke Risk

A recent study in the journal Neurology is shining the spotlight on your vegetable garden. Researchers were studying lycopene and ...

Drug to Limit Stroke Damage Shows Promise in Human Trials

A new drug called NA-1 developed in Canada is showing a lot of promised in a limited study conducted in ...