Category «Stroke»

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, …

3 Ways to Recognize the Warning Signs of a Stroke

According to the National Stroke Organization, each year nearly 800,000 people will experience a stroke. Every four minutes someone dies from a stroke, but 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in adults in the United States.[1] There are three different types …

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 …

10 Strategies to Reverse Your Stroke Risk

Do you think you can’t change or control your chances of having a stroke? Think again. If you are at high risk of stroke, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you are locked into a fate of having a stroke. In fact, the most common stroke risk factors are reversible, and you can virtually blot out …