THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, guidelines have been created to help prevent stroke in women.
The author of the new guidelines, published online Feb. 6 and in the May print issue of the journal Stroke, said women share a lot of stroke risk factors with men -- namely high blood pressure , high cholesterol , diabetes , smoking and obesity -- but they also have a set of unique concerns that need to be addressed.
Click the link above to review the new guidelines.
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im a 32 years old ,my life as change a lot,while getting PT,i start feeling thingling in leg arm face chest pain and all the bad stuff,it only to find out that i got a total stroke on my left side from my brain to my toes i feel so sad for my self cause i have to move from place to place,why would a doctor hide some thing that is deadly? i thank god i catch up on my self without a doctor help.please do not take chest pain lightly,i thank god i can still move but slowly.View Thread
Middle-aged and older adults may be able to lower their risk of having a stroke by eating low-fat dairy products, according to a Swedish study published in the journal Stroke. Click the link above to learn more. HaylenView Thread
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I am just after a bit of travel advice? I have just had my second stroke and again making a good recovery. I still have restricted movement on my right side but things are continuing to improve. Can I still be a globe trotter? I presume it is if I can get suitable insurance? If so, do you know any that cover for stroke victims?
I am 45 year male. i suffered a stroke, lateral medullary syndrome (Wallenberg). I have almost recovered with in 6 weeks , but I am still unable to swallow. Can anybody share thier experiences regards How much time it takes to get bck the swallowing reflex, post stroke? What are the difficulties experienced during this time?View Thread
This is a great website to check out that depicts the symptoms of stroke in a memorable way. It would be useful to send on to people who should know about the symptoms and have a short attention span.View Thread
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