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  • Different Strokes: Specific Warning Signs of Stroke for Men & Women No two strokes are ever the same, but there are warning signs to watch for that signal that a person may have a stroke. While there are some common signs to watch for, please keep in mind that women and men have different risk factors and both also have stroke symptoms that ... Continue Reading
  • Measuring Stroke Severity & Recovery Time It happens suddenly, but can take months or years to recover. A stroke can be scary for the patient and for their loved ones. However, after the event, it is important for medical professionals to measure the severity of the stroke which will help determine the recovery time ... Continue Reading
  • What’s Normal During Stroke Recovery? A stroke is a serious medical condition which can occur with little warning. Since it impacts in a vital organ, the brain, it’s no surprise that immediate medical attention is needed to prevent loss of life. After the initial medical event has been stabilized, a new process ... Continue Reading
  • How to Cope: Helping an Elderly Parent After a Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, may not be your first concern when caring for the older loved one in your life. Instead, heart disease, diabetes, and dementia are most likely what come to mind. Unfortunately, as one ages, the chances of TBI increase, so it is important to ... Continue Reading
  • What to Eat After a Stroke: Diets to Reduce Stroke Risk There are no good strokes, but the best stroke is the one that never happens. Of course, sometimes that’s not an option. As older adults have a greater risk of strokes , it is important for them to do what they can to prevent having a stroke in the first place, or take care ... Continue Reading
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