Five million people die from stroke every year. Those deaths can be cruel and lingering. These 9 foods can help keep you safe.
Millions take calcium supplements to "protect their bones" completely unaware that this popular ritual is greatly increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke.
We normally don't think much about it, but sulfur is a hugely important nutrient for the body, and when we lack this critical substance, we may be paying for it with the health of our hearts.
Presently, there are not pharmaceutical interventions that effectively slow, and certainly not reverse, age-related cerebrovascular pathologies linked to conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and stroke. A new study on turmeric extract, however, indicates that a natural curative agent already exists and is close to the everyday consumer as their spice rack.
Researchers from New York University have confirmed that second hand smoke results in significantly increased incidence of heart disease and stroke among household members who do not smoke.
Apples of course have a reputation for keeping the doctor away and now science finds that both apples and pears may keep strokes away. In the first study of the color of produce, Dutch researchers found that the white flesh of fruits and vegetables may protect against stroke. Other colors, not so much.
There are millions who suffer from stroke related aphasia, but no effective drug-based treatments exist. This amazing, music-based therapy will give them hope for recovery...
As far back as the 5th century BC the Greek physician Hippocrates wrote about the use of a bitter powder extracted from willow bark that reduced fevers and eased aches and pains. Native Americans also used an infusion of willow bark for similar purposes. What was this remarkable "healing" principle within the bark that relieved dis-ease?
A new study published in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease confirms that extracts of one of the oldest plants in existence today, the 'living fossil' known as Gingko biloba, protects against stroke-related neurologic deficits in human subjects.
Olive oil has been a mainstay of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years and is well known as a heart healthy fat. One study suggests that consuming olive oil may also help prevent strokes in older people.