Articles for tag: Paralysis, Stroke Risk Factors, Stroke Treatment

Problems Encountered After a Stroke

Stroke is a condition that occurs when a part or portions of the brain do not get enough blood supply. This may occur as a result of blockage or rupture of the blood vessel, which can cause a part or parts of the brain to not receive blood. While stroke can affect people of any ...

Stroke Treatment and Recovery Guide

What Exactly is a Stroke? Stroke is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. Risk factors include hypertension, advanced age, high cholesterol, gender (more men have strokes than women), cigarette smoking, alcohol and drug abuse, sickle cell anemia, or diabetes. Those who suffer stroke can suffer a number of symptoms, such as partial or ...

Stroke: the Third Leading Cause of Death

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and it is the leading cause of adult disability. The main difference between stroke and the other two leading killers in our country (cancer and heart disease) is that strokes are 80% preventable. A stroke is when the blood flow in the brain ...

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Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

A dog’s internal body temperature should run about 101 degrees. Once it reaches 105 degrees, the dog may escalate from early signs of heatstroke to death from hyperthermia. The most common causes of heatstroke are (1) outdoor dogs left in high temperatures without proper shade or adequate water and (2) dogs left alone in “closed” ...

Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke

When summer comes, many people emerge from their homes, rub their eyes in the bright sunlight, and immediately plan all of the fun things they want to do before the next winter arrives. The warm sun allows more outdoor activities and the ability to get some exercise outside the gym. Many people are fine in ...

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Freestyle Drills to Improve Your Stroke

Once you learn front crawl of freestyle and have a good grasp of the stroke, there are a number of things you can do to help improve your stroke, even without formal instruction. These are called stroke drills. I’m going to go over some of the more popular drills for the front crawl, describing them ...