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
We now have a test that can determine hidden risks of heart attack and stroke. It's called the PLAC Test and is the only blood test that... Read more »
I’m very healthy but my mother died of a heart attack, am I at risk? I’m sorry to hear about your Mom. More information is needed... Read more »
Life is busy. It seems like we're never going to get everything done on our "to do" lists, and most of the time I don't. I just carry it... Read more »
Increasingly, we’re learning that what’s good for the heart is good for the head. And that link is starting to prove especially true in... Read more »
Whenever something bad happens there is an irrational thought process that causes each of us to try to assess "blame". This is no different... Read more »