Stroke

Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…findings out of Holland shows that taking aspirin on a regular basis increases the incidence of micro-bleeding in the brain—which can lead to micro-strokes. Increasing the chance of permanent blindness, internal ulcerations, and micro-bleeding in the brain are risks I’d rather not take. Fortunately,…

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Padma for Brain Health

…had evidence of blockage in the carotid artery that feeds the brain, and 14 had experienced one or more transient ischemic attacks (TIAs or silent strokes) in the last two years. All were given Padma for three months at a dosage of six tablets a day for the first six weeks and four tablets a day thereafter…

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Nattokinase: The Japanese Clot-Busting Miracle

…stroke—are the result of impaired circulation. Impaired circulation due to a blood clot in an artery leading to the brain is the cause of most strokes. Your risk of stroke decreases dramatically when proper circulation is restored. Conventional medicine uses products like aspirin, heparin, and Coumadin (warfarin…

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Normal or Not? Reading Your Blood Pressure

…technique and regular readings. If you are worried that you may have high blood pressure and all the health risks that come with it like heart disease, stroke and kidney disease, you need to become educated about what your blood pressure numbers mean and the proper way to have your blood pressure taken. There…

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Why You Should Eat More Garlic

…from the accumulation of plaque in the lining of blood vessels. As the plaque increases, it impedes blood flow and can result in heart attack and stroke. Efforts to prevent these problems—either through diet, nutritional supplements, or such drugs as statins—all attempt to reduce the buildup of…

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Flaxseed: The Perfect Food

…had reduced dramatically . Consuming certain fish oils, particularly EPA, can help lower the risk of developing high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and clogged arteries. Flaxseed and flax oil can provide the same benefits as eating fish—at a nominal cost. Your body can convert the fatty acid…

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The Whey to Good Health

…effects of drugs. Other proteins in whey reduce the stickiness of blood platelets and the risk of thrombosis, which can trigger both heart attack and stroke. The consumption of whey protein also helps reduce high levels of LDL cholesterol, increase the beneficial HDL form, and reduce triglycerides. * Osteoporosis…

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The Blinding Truth About Aspirin

…doctor and cardiologist to the news media have told them that this tiny pill is the best way to prevent heart attacks, cardiovascular disease, and strokes. I’ve seemed to be one of the lone voices warning about its dangers. Not anymore. Researchers at the University of Sydney analyzed the medical records…

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A Spicy Alternative to NSAIDs

…NSAIDs regularly to those who didn’t. After about 3 years, those who regularly used NSAIDs had a tremendous increase in their risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. Those who used NSAIDs had a 90% greater risk of dying from all causes and a 126% greater risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, compared…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…study has found, other studies have repeatedly shown that consuming eggs does not raise cholesterol levels, or your risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke. Egg yolks, in particular, contain many of the nutrients and minerals in which many Americans are deficient. Eating a few eggs each day would provide…

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Increase Omega-3 for Heart Health

…consumption of omega-3 fatty acids. Consuming certain fish oils, particularly EPA, can help lower the risk of developing high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and clogging in the arteries. Unfortunately, most people still haven’t changed their diets to include fish two or three times a week. I would also…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Garlic

…the more interesting studies concerning garlic has to do with its ability to preserve the elasticity of blood vessels making you less vulnerable to stroke. Researchers measured the elasticity of the aorta in 101 individuals aged 50 to 80 who had been taking 300 milligrams of garlic powder a day. In every…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

…established that it helps inhibit blood platelet activity (i.e., it stops the blood from clotting and forming blockages that lead to heart attack and stroke), and it also inhibits enzyme activity that leads to atherosclerosis. Resveratrol may have just recently been discovered by our generation, but it's…

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7 Best Anti-Aging Herbs: Ginkgo Biloba

…also know that ginkgo triggers numerous actions within the body that can protect nervous tissue from damage, particularly following seizures and stroke. A good daily dosage is 10 milligrams of ginkgo that has been standardized to contain 24 percent of the flavonoid glycosides. You May Also Be Interested…

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Why Glycation Is Harmful To Your Health

…, you get stiffer, less flexible arteries, which lead to higher blood pressure, plaque formation, blood flow blockages, heart and artery disease, stroke, heart attack, etc. The smallest blood vessels are the hardest hit, such as those in the back of the eye, the kidney, and the brain. These areas require…

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