Press of Atlantic City: Stroke


Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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Skip opioids -- New approaches to managing pain

Prescription opioid painkillers can provide relief from the worst pain. But that relief comes at a cost.

Posted: June 11, 2016
Stroke occurs regardless of age, race or gender

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke.

Posted: May 23, 2016
Skim the salt to protect your health

Trim the amount of salt in your diet to lower your risk of high blood pressure (hypertension.) That's been healthy advice for years, but most people don't heed it.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Many stroke, heart-attack survivors make no changes after event

There's no stronger scare tactic into leading a healthy lifestyle than suffering a heart attack or stroke, which is why it may be surprising many survivors don't make changes needed to improve their health.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Health briefs: Reduce stroke risk and tattoos hide skin cancers

Reduce stroke risk

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Early treatment following stroke reduces risk of brain damage

Question: If you get to the hospital quickly after having a stroke and get treatment right away, does that mean there won't be any of the typical after-effects of a stroke?

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Confusing signals on salt

Seems there has been a bit of confusion (understatement) about some recent studies on the effect of sodium on "health" versus "blood pressure."

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Don't ignore 'mild' stroke symptoms

Many people at risk for heart attack are also at higher risk for stroke, since the underlying disease process - atherosclerosis - can block blood flow to the brain, just as it does in the heart. Although many people know chest pain is a sign of insufficient blood flow to the heart, they may not recognize the symptoms of inadequate blood flow to the brain. As a result, they can have a mild stroke and not know it.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
Health briefs: Tomatoes lower risk of stroke, exercise relieves cancer fatigue

Tomatoes and stroke protection

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:23 pm
Large doses of Vitamin C can lower blood pressure

Large doses of Vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, Johns Hopkins researchers have found.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:46 pm
It's not too easy to prevent recurrence of pesky adhesions

Question: For the past six months, I've had two attacks of small bowel obstruction caused by adhesions. I've been told there's nothing I can do to prevent future attacks. Can you elaborate on this subject? - A.M., Cape May

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:47 pm
How to prevent strokes

Like close cousins, heart disease and stroke share a common lineage. Both emerge from a mix of nature (genes), nurture (upbringing and environment), and personal choice (smoking, exercise, etc). For most of us, personal choice largely determines whether a stroke lies ahead. Guidelines on the prevention of stroke suggest a healthy lifestyle can cut the risk of having one by 80 percent. No drug, device, or other intervention can come close to that.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:47 pm
Health: Sex is possible after suffering heart trouble or stroke

Sexual activity is safe for many people who have experienced heart problems or stroke, experts said Thursday in a statement containing recommendations for safe sexual activity.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:47 pm
Health: An apple a day helps to reduce the risk of stroke

Question: Besides watching salt in my diet, are there any foods I can eat that can help reduce my blood pressure and risk of stroke? - A.Y., Philadelphia

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:47 pm
Walking may lower women's risk of stroke

Women can lower their stroke risk by lacing up their sneakers and walking, a new study suggests.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:48 pm
Physician's innovative therapy gives stroke patients new hope for recovery

LEXINGTON, Ky. - When Frank McKinney began therapy at Dr. Lumy Sawaki's lab, his right arm was bent permanently to his chest and his fingers stayed perpetually clenched.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:48 pm
Expert advice on strokes and their risk factors

More than 140,000 people in the U.S. die each year from stroke, making it the country's second leading cause of death for women, and the third for men. About 795,000 strokes occur each year. At least one-quarter occur in people younger than 65, making it a health subject important to several age groups.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:48 pm

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