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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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The Importance of Stress Management

Stress can be defined as “any physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental unrest.” However, I like to think of it as the normal physical and psychological reaction to the constant demands of life…

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Hypertension

Hypertension

Medical August 21, 2012

Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure that affects over 1 billion people worldwide. More than 34% of the adult population, that’s 76 million adults in the US has been diagnosed with hypertension …

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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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How to Recognize High Blood Pressure Symptoms
Most commonly known as the silent killer high blood pressure can sneak up on you and cause some serious damage to your overall health it not properly monitored. Those who do not seek medical care can suffer the consequences of organ damage cause by ongoing and long term high... Read more
By Reducing your Sodium Intake you can Reduce Your Blood Pressure

People have been using salt since the beginning of time first as an anti-spoilage ingredient in preserving foods than later as a flavor enhancer. Sodium chloride or salt is a mineral that occurs naturally in nature and the quantity of salt that you ingest can have an impact in your health.

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