CategoryStroke

Would You Recognize the Signs of a Stroke?

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Although stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and although over 140,000 die from stroke each year, the charitable organization Stroke Association says that 74% of the population wouldn’t go to a hospital if they experienced the symptoms of a stroke, because they wouldn’t know what those symptoms were. This is even more disturbing because stroke can be...

More Good News About Stroke Treatment and Prevention

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Following up on a previous article (Hopeful Research on the Prevention and Treatment of Strokes), here is more information on the progress being made in the treatment and prevention of stroke, which kills more people worldwide every year than any other condition except heart disease. Treatment using NA-1 A safety trial published in the medical journal Lancet Neurology helps to clear the path for...

Hopeful Research on the Prevention and Treatment of Strokes

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Stroke kills more people worldwide every year than any other disease or condition except heart disease. According to the World Health Organization, it accounts for 10.8% of all deaths. And on many levels, dying from a stroke is sometimes a better deal than surviving one. Over 70% of stroke victims cannot perform the work they did before the stroke, and 33% need professional help just to live...

What Is it Like to Have a Stroke?

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When you have a stroke your brain is starved of oxygen as a result of a haemorrhage (haemorrhaging stroke) or a blood clot (ischemic stroke). This then causes that area of the brain to cease to function and after four minutes without oxygen brain cells will begin to die which can often result in death, or in minor to major brain damage. While most people are aware of what causes a stroke though...

The Signs of Heart Attack in Women

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There are many signs and symptoms of a heart attack and most of us have heard about the pain that radiates down the left arm or the dull pain in the middle of the back. Well, for women the signs might not be as clear cut as they are for men. In fact, recent studies have shown that women may not experience any of the “traditional” signs of a heart attack. For women, the signs can be...

Sudden Sweating – Precursor for a Heart Attack

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Let’s face it, Hollywood movies create an impression! How often do we witness a scene where a person is seen crumbling on the floor, while holding his chest and yelling in immense pain? That’s the image we have about a person suffering from an attack, unless we have any real life experiences to share. Not many individuals are aware of the fact that the typical “Hollywood crumbling” or...

Silent Heart Attack Symptoms

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The thought of heart attack can send shivers down many spines. After all, life is at stake, and we all love our dear life. It’s a well established fact that more people leave this eternal world due to heart diseases, than any other ailment that exist in our society today. As such, any disease, person or thing that threatens our life is our enemy. That being said, “Were you aware that nearly...

Numbness in Arm – Symptom of a Heart Attack

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Heart attacks are one of the number one killers of both women and men in the Western world. As such people are rightly scared of heart attacks and reports of a heart attack are very commonly made to the emergency services. While it is highly important to report any case where you worry you might be experiencing a heart attack (it is better than to waste their time and be wrong than it is to not...

Early Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

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Heart attacks it seems are mainly expected to affect men which leaves women feeling less susceptible and more confident that they won’t experience one. This can actually be a very destructive belief then if the individual does suffer a heart attack and can lead them to write off early heart attack symptoms in women as something else less threatening. The reason for this belief and the subsequent...

Symptoms of Silent Heart Attack

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Heart attacks are one of the number one killers of both men and women in the western world and recovery from heart attacks relies largely on how quickly the heart attack was identified so that treatment could begin. For this reason it is highly important to learn to spot their symptoms and to differentiate them from other complaints such as muscle spasms and indigestion. What makes this more...

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