Stroke

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All about Strokes

A cerebrovascula accident or stoke occurs when blood supplies to the brain are disrupted. This causes brain cells…

Cholesterol in veins

High Cholesterol Symptoms

Cholesterol is a substance in your bloodstream that is similar to fat that your body uses to produce…

High Blood Pressure Symptoms

High blood pressure (hypertension) is no laughing matter; it can lead to heart attack, heart failure, vision loss, leg…

Stroke Symptoms

According to the website stroke.org, the best method of determining if someone is having a stroke is this little…

Are You Having A Mini-Stroke?

It is very likely that you had a mini-stroke and did not know about it. A research by the…

Load On Tomatoes To Prevent Stroke

It is always gratifying to learn that something we love to eat is actually good for us. Tomatoes are…

Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers

Exactly what is blood pressure? Every doctor visit begins with blood pressure checks, a shaking of the head…

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What Is A Resting Heart Rate?

The resting heart rate of the body (commonly called RHR) is the number of contractions of the heart that…

What Are We Smoking?

In their latest Morbidity and Mortality Report, CDC reported that the use of smoked tobacco (read cigarettes) declined between…

Heart rate

Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke

According to stroke.org, less than 20% of hospitals in the United States are stroke certified. The National Stroke…