Would You Know If You Had A Stroke?

Did you know that half of all stroke victims don’t realize when they’re having a stroke? Since they assume that the symptoms they’re experiencing will go away on their own, they typically wait three and a half hours before seeking medical treatment. This is dangerous because time is critical when treating stroke. What makes it…


Recovering From a Stroke

A stroke occurs when a blood clot or fragmented blood vessel blocks blood flow to the brain. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in America, so it’s no wonder that most people know someone who’s had a stroke. Post-stroke recovery is a slow and uncertain process. It begins as soon as the patient is…

Lifestyle #2408

True Strength with Kevin Sorbo

Our guest Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod (Hercules) on television, but in real life, his three strokes and aneurysm left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. His recovery was an arduous process, which he documents in his book, True Strength. Today, Kevin Sorbo shares how he overcame these hardships. Free Offer: Surviving A Stroke Offer Code: STROKE-T-F-401 Offer Description: CareNotes pamphlet on surviving and thriving after a stroke.

Lifestyle #2504

Surviving a Stroke

Chances are pretty good you have known someone who has had a stroke. The fact is there are over 600,000 new, first-time stroke patients every year. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in America, and that’s worth talking about. Join our guests: Dr. Matt Farson, a family practice and emergency room doctor; Dr. Wes Youngberg, a doctor of public health, a certified nutritionist, and lifestyle medicine specialist; and Edie Hughes, a stroke survivor. Free Offer: Care Notes pamphlet “Surviving Stroke” Offer Description: Surviving Stroke by Pat Zrelak, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.R.N., N.E.A.-B.C. Those who’ve suffered a stroke, or care for someone who has, know it is often a permanently life-altering event. The key to surviving the stroke and its after effects is being knowledgeable. Pat Zrelak helps readers navigate this new and difficult situation in sections titled: “What is stroke?,” “Types of stroke,” “How does the doctor know I’ve had a stroke?”, “After care”, and “Support Organizations”. Offer Code: STROKE-T-401

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