Tag: stroke

Ginkgo biloba aids stroke recovery

The ginkgo biloba tree is one of the most ancient trees on earth… it can live to be 1,000 years old… and it could help you live a longer and healthier life.

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Taking ibuprofen for arthritis can spike your blood pressure

According to a new study, you should pause before you take an NSAID for arthritis-related pain because these seemingly harmless pills can raise your blood pressure enough to up your risk of dying [...]

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Shingles may boost risk of cardiovascular event

According to a new study, coming down with shingles could make it more likely you'll suffer a heart attack or stroke. But don't sign up for the shingles vaccine just yet! Here's why.

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Insufficient sleep doubles chance of an early death

If you've got several risk factors for heart disease, make sure you're getting at least six or more hours of sleep each night - because according to a new study, getting any less than that [...]

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Dark chocolate reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation saddles you with irregular heartbeat and increased stroke risk. But a new study shows there's something that reduces the risk of a-fib by up to 23 per cent – and you’re going [...]

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Mini strokes are often ignored

15% of strokes are preceded by "mini" strokes - blockages in the brain that last a few minutes or a few hours - but a new study reveals that only 3 per cent of those who experience them call for [...]

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Resveratrol reduces some diabetes complications

Stiff arteries are a common and deadly complication of diabetes. But you can protect your blood vessels from diabetic damage with resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine, that may reduce artery [...]

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Omega-3 fatty acids shield your heart

Regardless of what you may hear from the American Heart Association, you should supplement with omega-3s both if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease AND if you’re trying to prevent it!

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Ashwagandha can help fight insomnia

If you've got chronic insomnia, don't reach for a sleeping pill, which can leave you dazed and confused. Instead, put sleeplessness to rest naturally -- because a new study shows that the Indian [...]

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Blueberries protect against cognitive decline

As we get older, our brains just aren’t as sharp as they used to be. But you don’t have to give into cognitive decline – because a new study shows that blueberries can help keep your mind and [...]

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