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Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Give yourself the best chance at a healthy future with these lifestyle changes! As you age, your likelihood of experiencing a stroke rises dramatically, especially if your family history includes stroke patients. While there is nothing you can do about …

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What to Expect From Physical Therapy After Stroke

What to Expect From Physical Therapy After Stroke

Physical therapy can make a stroke recovery go smoother and faster. A stroke can be a life-changing event that leaves patients struggling to move certain body parts, walk around, or even swallow their food. These disabilities do not always remain …

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Top Sources of Sodium in Your Diet

Top Sources of Sodium in Your Diet

Do you know how much salt your are eating? Find out more about the sources  and the results of the high-sodium American diet. Salt is a common ingredient in the food that we eat. So common, in fact, that it …

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A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

Skip the heart-shaped chocolates this Valentine’s Day and give yourself and your sweetheart healthier hearts. This holiday is a great opportunity to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them by committing to stay heart healthy! High cholesterol, obesity, …

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

When the unexpected happens, where do you go? How do you know how serious it is? The emergency room and urgent care are two options for a sudden medical problem. Depending on your symptoms and level of injury, you can …

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Recognizing the Signs of Stroke

Recognizing the Signs of Stroke

You recognize stop signs, street signs, and restroom signs, but do you know the signs of a stroke? A stroke can occur unexpectedly and is the third most common cause of death for Americans. Over 140,000 people die yearly from …

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Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Do you know the warning signs of stroke? American Stroke Association statistics have found that 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, which means that a stroke occurs approximately every 40 seconds. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause …

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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

Pour the champagne and make a toast to a special someone. Alcohol has long been associated with celebrations and festivities. All that fun can make people forget about the dangerous health effects of alcohol. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. …

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Helping a Loved One After Stroke

Helping a Loved One After Stroke

If a loved one has had a stroke, you may be feeling lost, alone, confused, or scared. Learn about how to help your loved ones recover, so you’ll feel empowered and strong. There are many things you can do to …

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What You Should Know About Afib!

What You Should Know About Afib!

Afib isn’t a small lie; it’s atrial fibrillation. Both are small things that can have a big impact on your life.  Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia of the heart. That means your heartbeat is irregular. Of all the types of …

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