Recovering from a stroke is a process that can take months, years, and even decades. If you want to knowRead more
The type of stroke incurred is in direct correlation to its cause. Meaning, that the main causes of a stroke are different depending on the type of stroke that occurs. Down below, we’re going to be breaking down the two most common types of strokes, the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke for this purposeRead more
Anxiety is associated with many mental and physical conditions, and recent studies would suggest that anxiety can in fact cause a stroke asRead more
According to the NIH, about 795,000 people in the United States have strokes each year, and of those people, around 137,000 die. It’s one of the leading causes of death and or permanent disablement, which makes it all the more vital to know about the early signs of a stroke and how you can go about minimizing the consequencesRead more
Blood pressure is one of the leading causes of strokes. But how exactly does your blood pressure affect your chance of a stroke? Well…
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can strain your arteries and make them weaker and more vulnerable to atherosclerosis. It can also result in atrial fibrillation, which can cause blood clots to form. In both cases incurring a stroke is more likely.
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Those that undergo a bypass surgery successfully can celebrate the addition of a couple more years of life. However, that doesn’t mean that there is no risk of stroke after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery. In fact…
According to the statistics, there are around 700,000 strokes each year in the United States. And, around 25% of these strokes prove to be fatal, with the rest leading to serious disablement. Now, out of all strokes, 87% are considered ischemic strokes, which are strokes caused by atherosclerosis in patients.
What does that mean for you?Read more
Strokes are, primarily, caused by occlusions or blockages in the arteries that feed blood to the brain. When these arteries become blocked, the lack of oxygen can kill brain cells almost instantly and cause death or severe disablement in the patient. So, what happens in the brain when a person has a stroke?Read more