Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Mortality rates are declining, however. Over 75% of patients survive a first stroke during the first year, and over half survive beyond 5 years.
People who suffer ischemic strokes have a much better chance for survival than those who experience hemorrhagic strokes. Among the ischemic stroke categories, the greatest dangers are posed by embolic strokes, followed by thrombotic and...Read more
Stress is part of life. There’s no way you can avoid it entirely. However, if you constantly live with high stress levels, it can lead to... Read more »
It's quite commonly known that high total cholesterol and LDL levels are directly related to an increased risk of heart disease and that... Read more »
Your simple sugar intake has a direct impact on triglyceride levels. Elevated triglycerides levels are an independent risk factor for... Read more »
Recently we discussed how managing blood sugars, blood pressure and cholesterol can have a huge impact on reduction of disease... Read more »
One of the cliches about treating diabetes is that having diabetes puts you in the same risk category as that of a person who has already... Read more »
Everyone understands the importance of maintaining healthy cholesterol levels to protect their heart, but many are not aware of how high cholesterol... Read more »