Articles for tag: Stroke Risk Factors, Stroke Symptoms

Avoid a Fatal Stroke

Although one person dies every 3.5 minutes from a stroke, 80 percent of “brain attacks” can be avoided or prevented. A total of 200,000 Americans die from strokes each year. One key in avoiding a stroke is not to ignore a ministroke, which can be a sign of a future more serious stroke. Symptoms of ...

TIA: What Happens If You Ignore Transient Ischemic Attack?

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is also commonly called a mini stroke, but don’t let the terminology of “mini” trick you into thinking that a TIA is nothing to get overly concerned about. If TIAs were called something like “stroke forerunners,” maybe they’d be taken more seriously, not just by patients but by doctors. Unfortunately, ...

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How to Care for a Sick Rabbit

Rabbits are prey animals and will hide their illnesses, so subtle changes in your rabbit’s behavior can indicate a major problem. Being aware of the nuances of your rabbit’s behavior when he’s healthy can help you detect an illness early and increase his chances of recovering dramatically. Having a good vet that specializes in rabbits ...

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Symptoms of Stroke

What is a Stroke? A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow is cut off to certain areas of the brain. This can be caused by a blood clot blocking an artery, or when a small blood vessel bursts. When the brain does not receive enough blood, the brain cells begin to ...