Stroke Blogs

Preventing Stroke With Vitamin C

Preventing Stroke With Vitamin C

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 04/08/2014

Learn more about preventing stroke through nutritional supplementation, including vitamin C, which has been linked to a reduction in hemorrhagic strokes.

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Filed Under: Stroke

How To Prevent Stroke

How To Prevent Stroke

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 03/22/2014

Find out about Dr. Stephen Sinatra’s top recommendation to help prevent stroke with nutritional supplementation.

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Filed Under: Stroke

Stroke Symptoms for Women

Stroke Symptoms for Women

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/24/2014

Discover the stroke symptoms for women, and how they often differ greatly from the traditional symptoms that men will experience when suffering a stroke.

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Filed Under: Women's Health

Stroke 101

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Strokes go by many names, and there are a couple different kinds but, simply put, a stroke is are a cessation of blood flow somewhere in the brain. 

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Stroke

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

According to a recent paper presented at the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference, drinking diet soda can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Recognizing a Stroke

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The previous pneumonic was to think of the first three letters of the word stroke (S,T, R) and take action. The new advisory, and one that is CORRECT, is use the first four letters of the word stroke (S, T, R, O) to assess for a stroke.

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Stress is a Killer

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

How you handle stress can be a matter of life and death becasue when you get fired up emotionally, anything can happen.

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Filed Under: Stroke

C-Reative Protein (CRP) and Your Heart

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

C-reactive protein is a heart risk factor that the medical world has started to take note of. It’s a blood protein that, when found in elevated levels, may indicate a risk for heart attack and stroke. 

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Filed Under: Heart Health

The Stress-Induced Heart Attack

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The sudden onset of an emotional assault such as the loss of a loved one can be so intense that it can trigger serious cardiovascular problems – including a heart attack and stroke. This has to do with the release of your body’s “fight or flight” hormones in response to stress.

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Filed Under: Heart Attack