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Coca Leaf & Death - The USA Top Ten & The Peru Top 50

I thought that it might be useful to present the arguments for the healing powers of pure, natural Coca Leaf by looking at the top ten causes of death in the US, and the impact that Coca Leaf might have on this cruel slaughter. 662 more words

Celebrate the Small Things - October 31, 2014

Hello blogger friends. It’s Friday, October 31, 2014, HALLOWEEN! and time for the Celebrate the Small Things meme brought to us by Viklit at Scribblings of an Aspiring Author… 256 more words

Celebrate The Small Things

Spot a Stroke - F.A.S.T.

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the number 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. 134 more words

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World Stroke Day - October 29, 2014

Good morning bloggers. Today is Wednesday, October 29 and it is also World Stroke Day. It’s a day to bring attention and awareness to the devastating effects that strokes have on the people they strike. 255 more words


Two Spades or Two Diamonds, Two Ladies and Two Studies

I saw two delightful eighty-something ladies recently whose cases highlight some important points about atrial fibrillation, stroke and long term heart monitors.

Ms. M was playing bridge and found that she had 7 spades solid (solid, Mrs M informed me, means you have 7 of the suit with all of the honors (ace, king, queen, jack). 629 more words


I guess I should finally bring up high blood pressure??

I talk about HBP or High Blood Pressure in a majority of my posts regarding stroke risk factors, prevention, etc. Now, I’ve had elevated blood pressure since I was 18, that we know of, I was a lot swimmer, more active and a swimmer. 210 more words

People are going to think I'm a Stroke Platform Feminist, I'm not.

When it comes to health in general women’s health is a huge subject, from a young age we’re preconditioned to fear breast cancer. We’re sent to the chucky doctor to get violated annually, and in the month of February we give a dollar at the register for women’s heart health. 180 more words