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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is Warning that a Major Stroke May be on the Way

Strokes do not always come on without warnings and in fact recognizing a major early warning sign of an impending major stroke can save lives, as treatment can be started to prevent a major stroke from occurring. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA) also called a mini stroke has neurological symptoms similar…

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Physical Exercise can Delay Dementia by 9.5 Years

Women who Tested High for Cardiovascular Fitness in Middle Age Were able to Delay the Onset of Dementia by 9.5 Years A study published in the Neurology Journal, April 10, 2018 entitled “Midlife Cardiovascular Fitness and Dementia, A 44-year Longitudinal Population Study in Women” shows that physical exercise in women can delay the onset of…

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Vascular Dementia – Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VCI)

Vascular Dementia – Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VCI) Vascular dementia also called vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s Disease, but it can sometimes be prevented. In some ways they appear similar, but the cause of each one is completely different. Vascular dementia is caused by obstructions and damage…

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Stroke Rehabilitation

High blood pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Smoking and Obesity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that more than 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year and for about 610,000 of them this is their first stroke. Strokes kill about 140,000 Americans every year, which is 1 in every 20 deaths. About 87%…

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