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Transient Ischemic Attacks – Not-So-Mini Stroke

TIA’s, or transient ischemic attacks, are frequently referred to as “mini stroke.” However, the truth is that they are just strokes – just ones that resolve themselves…

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Aphasia

Aphasia is a condition that affects a persons ability to communicate. Aphasia can affect anyone at anytime, even children. However, the majority of people are diagnosed with aphasia are over 40 years of age…

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Understanding strokes

A stroke, known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) in the medical field, is like a heart attack that occurs in the brain instead of the heart. Like the heart the brain requires a continuous supply of fresh oxygenated blood for all the cells to function. Should the blood carrying the fresh oxygen be unable to get through to all those cells in the brain then the cells die…

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Whats in a Stroke?

Whats in a Stroke?

Medical July 19, 2012

A brain stroke is the second leading cause of death and is responsible for 4.5 million deaths per year.  Stroke is also the number 3 cause of death in the Unites states right behind heart disease and cancer and affects more than 3 quarters of a million Americans annually.... Read more
Seizure Disorders

Seizure Disorders

Medical June 21, 2012

Seizure disorders also refered to as epileptic syndromes are a group of disorders that involve abnormal, unregulated electrical discharges that occur in the brain disrupting normal brain function. There are as many different types of syndromes as there are seizures. ..

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Give Caffeine The Boot For Good
  Are you caffeine junky?  Caffeine in any of its forms whether is it coffee and soda product is one of the primary socially accepted addictive drugs that a person might incorrectly feel is not a serious problem but in reality is. For decades scientist have accepted that caffeine... Read more
Is Viagra Really Good For You?
Before Viagra showed up on the scene billions upon billions of people were conceived without any help at all from heavy psychotropic drugs or in other words Viagra.  You rarely would ever hear about anyone having a problem with their sexual performance or longevity of an erection.  But with... Read more
What is a Stroke?

What is a Stroke?

Medical March 9, 2012

A brain stroke is the second leading cause of death and is responsible for 4.5 million deaths per year.  Stroke is also the number 3 cause of death in the Unites states right behind heart disease and cancer and affects more than 3 quarters of a million Americans annually.... Read more
Artificial Sweeteners Will Damage your Diet Plans
  An artificial sweetener is a sugar substitute that imitates the taste of sugar with a lot less food energy with many more times the sweetness of sucrose.  The problem is that with all the additives that artificial sweeteners have it has been known to distort the body’s natural... Read more