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08

Apr

Sleepless nights may increase the risk of strokeA lack of sleep may contribute to increases in inflammation and blood pressure, two things that can influence heart health.

Sleepless nights may increase the risk of stroke
A lack of sleep may contribute to increases in inflammation and blood pressure, two things that can influence heart health.

08

Feb


 Too much soul food could increase stroke risk  



Study surveyed people from all over the US and found an association between the two factors, not a cause-effect link.
Study surveyed people from all over the US and found an association between the two factors, not a cause-effect link.

07

Feb

Marijuana use may raise stroke risk in young adultsYoung stroke patients were about 2 times more likely to have cannabis detected in their urine compared to patients who were of a similar age, but hadn’t had a stroke.

Marijuana use may raise stroke risk in young adults
Young stroke patients were about 2 times more likely to have cannabis detected in their urine compared to patients who were of a similar age, but hadn’t had a stroke.

27

Dec

Dystextia: Pregnant woman’s garbled text messages were a sign of a strokeWhen a 25-year-old pregnant woman started sending indecipherable text messages to her husband, he knew something was wrong.

Dystextia: Pregnant woman’s garbled text messages were a sign of a stroke
When a 25-year-old pregnant woman started sending indecipherable text messages to her husband, he knew something was wrong.

10

Oct

Tomato compound may cut men’s stroke riskData only shows an association between high levels of lycopene and lower risk levels of stroke, not cause-and-effect link.

Tomato compound may cut men’s stroke risk
Data only shows an association between high levels of lycopene and lower risk levels of stroke, not cause-and-effect link.

12

Mar

Moderate alcohol consumption reduces a woman’s stroke riskHalf a glass of wine a day led to a 17 percent reduction in stroke risk among women.

Moderate alcohol consumption reduces a woman’s stroke risk
Half a glass of wine a day led to a 17 percent reduction in stroke risk among women.

26

Feb

Eating citrus lowers women’s stroke riskThe flavonoids of citrus is thought to improve blood vessel function, decreasing the the chances of developing blood clots.

Eating citrus lowers women’s stroke risk
The flavonoids of citrus is thought to improve blood vessel function, decreasing the the chances of developing blood clots.