Tag Archive: stroke

Feb 28

Metabolic Syndrome – What You Can Do

Metabolic Syndrome – What You Can Do In my last post I wrote about the 4 factors in metabolic syndrome In this post I'm going to let you know how you can prevent the syndrome, and you can, because it's all about lifestyle. The dominant underlying risk factors for this syndrome are abdominal obesity and …

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Feb 25

Metabolic Syndrome – What Is It?

've often thought of metabolic syndrome as one of those labels the medical profession uses either to frighten you because it sounds ominous, to use it as an excuse to recommend more medication, or to recommend more office visits. Shame on me for being so negative at times but when you look at the term, …

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Oct 31

New STudy for Vitamin D and Omega-3

There's a new study in the works called VITAL or VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL The study is designed to see if vitamin D and omega-3s in fish oil can lower the risk of cancer, heart attacks and strokes.

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Aug 20

Preventing Strokes Part 2

Early warning signs and other symptoms of a stroke were described in my previous post . In this post I'm going to describe several risk factors that threaten the arteries and what you can do to reduce those risks. Clots and clotting that cause blockages in one or both carotid arteries, the large vessels in …

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Aug 17

How to Prevent Strokes

My cousin's husband is home from the hospital. He's recovering from a stroke. He is 62 and was about 80 pounds overweight. Since his stroke he's lost about 10 pounds already and he is scared, very scared. Jack, not his real name, was a stroke or heart attack ready to happen and it did. The …

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Feb 25

Exercise Reduces Stroke Impact

I exercise to keep in shape and move around so I can do what I want to do. I'm also wise enough to know that my vanity is a major impetus because I want to look good, too. Besides, I feel better after exercising. In the back of my mind I also understand that exercise …

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Feb 04

The Number 1 Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Diseases Still Number 1 Cause of Death Ruthan Brodsky February is Heart Health Month – it’s a natural with Valentine’s day and all the heart decorations. I just finished writing about heart health in one of my other weblogs. This one is called : www.balanceyourhealth.com Click on the above link and check it out. …

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