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Lifestyle Choices Including Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Patterns Play a Role in Heart Health

Many studies have shown that heart health can depend a lot on diet, exercise and sleep patterns. Although research has shown the beneficial interaction between the brain, lifestyle, and cardiovascular health, what is not known is how exactly these factors affect other bodily functions. Genetics do play an important role in cardiovascular health. Still, as here to read more

Natural home remedies to prevent stroke in older adults

A stroke is caused by a blood clot or a blood vessel leak in the brain. When the brain stops receiving a steady blood flow, it stops working. There are three main types of stroke: ischemic, hemorrhagic, and TIA (mini stroke). Risk factors that increase a person’s odds of experiencing a brain attack include older age, gender, race, family history of stroke, and a here to read more

Stroke patients can improve their walking ability by doing arm exercises

Stroke patients whose walking ability has been affected can benefit from arm exercises, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. In fact, arm exercises can benefit not only those who recently suffered a stroke but also those who experienced it years ago. Researchers worked with volunteers here to read more

Cognitive decline after a stroke reduced with MIND diet

Cognitive decline, often observed in patients surviving a stroke, can be slowed down with a MIND diet. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center examined the MIND diet and claim that it reduces the risk of dementia that is commonly observed in stroke survivors. The MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) is a combination here to read more


Stages of vascular dementia and life expectancy of stroke dementia patients

Vascular dementia is a term used to characterize thought processes caused by some sort of brain damage. Here we look specifically at stages of vascular dementia and life expectancy of stroke dementia patients. Vascular dementia means that someone has problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, and memory related to brain damage from impaired blood flow to here to read more

Christmas heart attack and holiday heart syndrome prevention tips

Your heart undergoes plenty of stress during the holidays, increasing your risk of Christmas heart attack and holiday heart syndrome. December 26th, in particular, is a dangerous day for those suffering from heart-related problems, so these individuals become more vulnerable to heart attacks, arrhythmias and heart failure. Previous research suggested that the risk of heart-related here to read more

Over 60? You’re at risk for this…

As a kid, you probably developed chicken pox—a rash all over your body that was incredibly itchy and made you miss several school days. You may think that chicken pox is something that only young children experience, but it can affect seniors too, and when it does, it is known as shingles. Shingles is far here to read more