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Can a hair salon sink wash be a stroke risk?

Hyper-extended necks can cause damage to important arteries running into the brain

A man who suffered a stroke after getting his hair washed in a salon has been talking about his “life-changing injury”. 600 more words


Is it the ceiling ? Is it the sky ?

Is it the ceiling ?

Is it the sky ?

Is it the lovely people that lie ?

Is it the fox in the shape of a sheep ? 116 more words


Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke, Part 2

Someone asked me to wrote more about carotid artery disease, so here goes.  We see a large number of patients with carotid artery stenosis.  Next to aneurysms, I don’t think that there is any other medical condition that raises more anxious feelings for patients.   615 more words