Results for "stroke"
Advise Me
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing Where to Get Care
I  f you or a loved one is experiencing any life-threatening emergency, call 911 and head to the nearest emergency room (ER). It is a fresh Saturday morning;...
Nov 09
Teach Me
Tardive Dyskinesia: A Common Culprit of Face and Body Tics
Smacking your lips without realizing it. Excessively blinking your eyes. Making unusual faces. Making repetitive, spastic, involuntary movements with your...
Oct 17
Advise Me
Could a Sleep Divorce Strengthen Your Relationship?
Debbie and Trevor had problems in the bedroom. No, not intimacy issues. They had major sleep issues. Debbie, a light sleeper and early bird, would find...
Oct 10
Teach Me
5 Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy When You Have Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you must take good care of your feet. That’s because diabetes can cause nerve damage where you lose feeling in your feet. Without...
Oct 06
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Infective Endocarditis: A Dangerous, Hard-to-Diagnose Condition
Most of the time, your heart’s valves and lining stay healthy and free of infection. But they can sometimes develop infective endocarditis. The disease...
Aug 23
Teach Me
Why is Comprehensive Care So Important?
“It takes a village…” This phrase is true in many aspects of our lives. Perhaps there is no aspect more relevant than our health. Today’s medical landscape...
Aug 22
Better Me
Hypertension in Children and Teens & How to Prevent Future Risks
A blood pressure test is a standard part of any well-check, whether you’re 3 years old or 100. While we usually think of high blood pressure – also known...
Aug 12
Teach Me
Heat Warning! Summer Safety Tips for Seniors
It’s another sunny day and you’re getting ready for an afternoon hike. But too much of a good thing can be dangerous. In these hot summer months, you start...
Aug 05
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Coping with Emotional and Mental Changes After a Stroke
As a stroke survivor, you’ve faced some major life changes—some physical but also mental. Dealing with these changes can be hard and even downright frustrating...
Jul 31
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If Your Joints Ache, Can Glucosamine Help Ease the Pain?
Joint pain makes almost everything you do more difficult. The stiffness, swelling and aching can start when you get out of bed, worsen as you walk or climb...
Jul 27