Did you know there is such thing as a mini stroke? Check out our list of everything you need to know about a Transient Ischemic Attack or Mini-Stroke.
Strokes are something that can happen to anyone at almost any age, and can leave a patient with catastrophic results. While there isn’t a 100-percent foolproof way to avoid one, there are lifestyle changes you can make, as well as changes to your diet.
Strokes can be life threatening (and are usually at least life changing), and they strike both men and women — although, according to Harvard Medical School, they affect women a bit more than their male counterparts. Let’s take a closer look at 12 stroke symptoms that typically only women will experience during (or after) a stroke.
There are many similarities in the symptoms of a mini-stroke and a full-blown (ischemic) stroke, but the outcomes are different. Let’s take a closer look at the 12 differences and similarities between them…
A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a scary experience. Luckily, a stroke can be treated, but getting emergency medical attention as quickly as possible is the key to survival.
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A ministroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) isn’t as serious as a full-blown stroke, particularly when it comes to the symptoms, but it is still cause for concern. We look into the main symptoms, causes, and treatments for a ministroke.
However, knowing more about strokes can help you identify one and take action to minimize the damaging effects or prevent a fatality. Here are 12 things you need to know!
A stroke can be devastating, but luckily in many cases the patient makes a full recovery. However, that process can take awhile – in fact in some cases, in can be a lifetime of getting better. However, if you’ve had a stroke, you should have realistic expectations, and knowing more can help you rebound faster. […]
The most common type of stroke is ischemic and occurs when the artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes blocked by a blood clot. We look into the common risk factors for stroke.
A new study finds that mixing common painkillers–such as ibuprofen–with antidepressant medication can lead to stroke. The study, which was led by Ju-Young Shin and a team of researchers from the Korea Institute of Drug Safety and Risk Management, was based on an examination of South Korea’s national health database, which contains medical information related […]