Category Archives: Stroke

American Brain Foundation’s Fifth Annual Neuro Film Festival

The American Brain Foundation announced their Neuro Film Festival, now in its fifth year.  The festival aims to raise awareness about the need for why more funding is needed for research into the prevention, treatment, and cure of brain diseases … Continue reading

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September 25th is International Ataxia Awareness Day

Today, September 25th, is International Ataxia Awareness Day.  Ataxia can describe either a symptom of a disorder that causes difficulty with coordination, or can be a disorder in itself from a group of neurological degenerative diseases.  Ataxia typically involves lack … Continue reading

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Raising Stroke Awareness for the Month of May

Many people are familiar with what it means to have a stroke – it is the fourth leading cause of death in America, and so has impacted the loved ones of many.  When a blood clot breaks free and blocks … Continue reading

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What is Neurology?

Many neurology patients don’t realize the full extent of what neurology covers.  Neurology is the field of medicine that studies the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord and the body’s complex network of nerves.  Illness or injury can affect … Continue reading

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Personal Seizure Diary

This personal seizure diary can be used to track your seizure activity.  Recording this information is helpful to your physician as part of your treatment plan.  Feel free to print as many copies as you need. SEIZURE DIARY

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Do you know your Body Mass Index?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful measure to assess whether your body weight is below or above what is normal according to your height and weight.  Low BMI can be associated with anemia and a weakened immune system.  High … Continue reading

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Stroke in African American Women

Africian American women are at higher risk of having a stroke.  Learn how one woman is sharing her story to make other African American women more aware of the signs of a stroke…read more

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Lower your Risk of Stroke by Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a research study showing the advantages of eating fresh fruits and vegetables containing flavonoids as a way to lower risk of stroke…read more.  

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Sleep apnea linked to silent strokes

Did you know that 50% of people who have had a stroke have sleep apnea?…read more

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Sleep Habits and Your Blood Pressure

February is American Heart Month.  Find out how your sleep habits can affect your heart health…read more

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