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Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Causes

About 87 percent of strokes are ischemic, meaning they are caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain. Most ischemic strokes are the result of cardiovascular disease, or atherosclerosis. Ischemic stroke causes can also be from a clot (embolism) that forms in the heart or aorta, breaks away, … Read More

Is There Such a Thing as a Mini Stroke?

About 87 percent of all strokes are ischemic. These strokes most often occur when an artery bringing blood to the brain becomes blocked, stopping blood flow. Less frequently, a severe drop in blood pressure causes an ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes are categorized according to the severity and duration of symptoms. … Read More

Ischemic Stroke: Causes and Treatment

About 87 percent of all strokes are ischemic. These strokes most often occur when an artery bringing blood to the brain becomes blocked, stopping blood flow. Less frequently, a severe drop in blood pressure causes an ischemic stroke. Brain cells (neurons) rely on a constant stream of blood supplying oxygen … Read More

Is This the Best Diet Ever or Is hCG Dangerous?

With hCG diet centers popping up all over the country, hCG diet drops appearing everywhere, and some natural health practitioners and integrative physicians even offering the hCG diet to their patients, many people want to know more about this latest diet craze. What kind of evidence is there that the … Read More

Depression Symptoms Reversed with Controversial Supplement

A new study shows that women with major depressive disorder may benefit from taking the popular body-building supplement, creatine. The study showed that women who took creatine in addition to their SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant medications responded twice as fast and experienced remission of their depression symptoms at twice … Read More

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