Stroke is a fatal condition, especially if left untreated. And unfortunately, many people suffer a stroke in their lifetime. Though you may be young and healthy now, a stroke is always possible in the future. So, can a stroke be prevented? In this article, we will outline some steps you can take to prevent a…

Is summer your favorite season? As fun as summer can be, it can also bring very high temperatures. And, the number and intensity of heat waves have only increased in the past few years. People try to beat the heat by going to beaches and pools and using air conditioners and fans. However, heat strokes…

Have you ever heard the term “mini-stroke” or “TIA stroke”? If so, you may wonder what they are and how they differ from a “regular” stroke.  Below, we give a plain-English answer to the question “what is a TIA stroke,” how it’s different from other strokes, and tips on how to avoid one. What Is…

Aspirin is a common medication that many use to reduce fevers and minor aches and pains. In addition, it is utilized by some as an anti-inflammatory agent or a blood thinner. This medicine is readily available to the general public without needing a physician’s prescription, commonly called over-the-counter.  Typical applications are to relieve headache pain,…

Most of us know that a healthy diet and a proper exercise routine are good for our overall health. Leading such a lifestyle can help us prevent many illnesses and diseases. And of course, this includes preventing a stroke as well. But can diet help prevent a stroke? On the other hand, how could an…