Women and Strokes
Women need to be doubly vigilant about reducing their risks for stroke. A recent study found middle-aged women face more than double the risk of stroke than men the same age. Researchers followed more than 17 thousand men and women for five years.
Understanding the Mini-stroke
When people use the term "mini-stroke," what they're really referring to what is called a 'transient ischemic attack' — a temporary interruption of blood flow to part of the brain.
Going with the Grain
A recent study cited by the Harvard School of Public Health looked included a quarter of a million people; this study indicates that including whole grains in your diet can help fight off five diseases: heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, colorectal cancer, and inflammatory disease. This is an extremely strong example of the importance of diet on our health. This is a great example of foods working with us not against us!