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An Antioxidant Rich Diet Reduces Stroke Risk

A study reports that women who consumed an antioxidant-rich diet had a lesser number of strokes whether or not they had a cardiovascular disease history. Consuming foods rich in antioxidants can decrease stroke risk by inhibiting inflammation and oxidative stress. This means individuals should consume more foods like vegetables and fruit which are contributing to… Read More »

Women Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stroke is no friend to women. It kills more women than men and women have more strokes than men. In fact, one in five women has a stroke. The higher stroke risk in women might be due to: Pregnancy –The risk of stroke in pregnant women is 21 per 100,000, with the highest stroke risk… Read More »

AHA News: She Asked Google for Story About Coast Guard Stroke Survivor and Found Her Soulmate

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Tara MacInnes sat at her dining room table, flipped open her laptop and asked Google for help. More than a decade after the diagnosis that ruined her chances of becoming a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, she learned that she couldn’t even apply for a position she… Read More »