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6 Ways to Cut Your Stroke Risk
Updated guidelines reinforce why it’s so important to do these six things.
A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke
Fast action is essential when it comes to treating an ischemic stroke. Here are six signs that can help identify victims.
How Stroke Affects the Brain
The potential for recovery depends on which portions of the brain were damaged by the stroke. Here’s what you need to know.
How to Find the Best Care After a Stroke
Studies show that stroke rehabilitation helps in even the most severe instances. Here are the the newest evidence-based recommendations.
10 Risk Factors for Stroke
Some stroke risks, such as your age, are out of your control. The good news is that 90 percent of the factors that cause strokes can be modified.
Stroke Symptoms to Watch Out For
Like a heart attack, a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. Here are the signs to watch for and what you should do.
How to Restore Your Sex Drive After Menopause
Your libido can take a hit after you go through menopause. Here’s how to get things back to normal.
7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer's
Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.