Category «Stroke»

8 Things I Didn’t Know About Heart Failure Until It Happened to Me

Heart failure is a chronic condition that affects nearly six million Americans, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). The disease is often misunderstood, and while better testing and awareness are making it easier to identify, living with heart failure is challenging. Here, patients who have heart failure share things that surprised them about the …

Stroke Awareness

stroke awareness is one of the biggest issues in today’s society.  Too few people realize how serious of a problem stroke is until it happens to them, someone in their family or to a loved one.  The Stroke Network has been working on-line with those affected by stroke for over 20 years. Our mission with …

The ideal diet for preventing stroke, heart disease and more is essentially the same.

One simple eating plan to prevent disease Cara Rosenbloom, RD Whole foods deliver fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. If vegetables, fish and beans are your dietary staples and whole grains frequently appear on your plate, you’ve got the makings of the diet that can help combat many chronic diseases. If these aren’t your top picks, …

7 Daily Life Habits to Prevent a Stroke

A stroke can be a devastating event with serious long-term consequences. Advances in stroke treatment have made the long term outcome for stroke patients better. However, there is often a short window of time for effective treatment. One important approach to stroke care includes prevention, especially for people who are at risk. Not every stroke …