A stroke is no joke. In the United States alone, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds; however, 80% of all strokes are preventable… 487 more words
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THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Taking aspirin immediately after a mini-stroke significantly reduces the risk of a major stroke, a new study suggests. 439 more words
I’ve been using the AliveCor Mobile ECG App/Device to record my patients’ heart rhythm in my office for about 6 months now.
It has for the most part taken the place of the more elaborate, but cumbersome and time-consuming, 12-lead ECG in patients where heart rhythm is my only concern. 568 more words
The “ACC” – (not the College Basketball league) recently announced the “Anti-coagulation Initiative” to further educate healthcare providers, as well as patients, on the many newer medications for stroke prevention with Atrial Fibrillation or “Afib”. 74 more words
GOOD news for breakfast lovers: regularly eating a morning meal can prevent the likelihood of stroke.
Research from the Osaka University in Japan reveals that missing breakfast can cause an increase rate of glucose intolerance, hypertension and obesity. 117 more words