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Diet and Heart Disease

Read the Following to Decrease Chances of Heart Disease As the old adage goes, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. Unfortunately, the link between food and our bodies may not be all that it is cracked up to be. In fact, research suggests that what we put in out mouths—and thus,…


30 Minutes a Day to a Healthy You

30 Minutes a Day to a Healthier Heart Individuals living in the US—and for that matter, around the world—lead exceptionally busy lives. Between work, caring for one’s family, and performing the other tasks of daily life, finding the time to participate in recreational activities can seem quite difficult, it not all-out impossible. Most experts agree…


What is a Transient Ischemic Stroke?

Transient Ischemic Stroke Transient Ischemic Strokes, also known as transient ischemic attacks (TIA), are often called  “mini-strokes” and accounts for about 10 percent of stroke incidents.   A TIA occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery for a short period of time and can also be caused by low blood flow in an artery carrying…


Stroke Myths: Strokes Only Happen to the Elderly

Myth: Strokes Only Happen to the Elderly Strokes can occur at any age.  Infants, children, young adults, and senior citizens are all at risk of having a stroke, depending on certain underlying medical conditions or lifestyle choices.  Individuals who suffer from a hemorrhagic stroke are often younger and are less likely to survive, with a…

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