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Walk it off: 3 to 4 hours of walking weekly cuts the risk of death in half for stroke survivors

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Aug 12, 2021 … MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — “Walk it off” can be a condescending thing to say to someone dealing with an injury. However, a new study finds walking really does provide a significant health boost to people who have suffered a stroke. Researchers with the American Academy of Neurology find that just three to four hours of walking…

People with OCD over 3 times more likely to have a stroke

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May 27, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — There’s little doubt the pandemic is making a lot of people a little obsessive-compulsive about cleanliness. However, OCD is a real mental health disorder that’s about more than just washing hands. For adults dealing with a clinical case of obsessive-compulsive disorder, a new study finds troubling news about their brain health later in…

Stroke Patients Take Significantly Longer to Seek Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Jun 01, 2020 … FAIRFAX, Va. — Except for the hospitals in the COVID-19 “hotspots,” many urgent care centers and emergency rooms across the country have been operating at a significantly reduced capacity. Recent research shows that many Americans are delaying necessary medical care out of fear of contracting the coronavirus. Now a new study shows that to be…

Silence Is Golden: Living In A Noisy Area May Increase Risk Of More Serious Stroke

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Nov 01, 2019 … BARCELONA, Spain — We’ve all dealt with the occasional noisy party next door or been woken up rudely by a car alarm, but these are just small annoyances with no real health consequences right? Well, according to a new international study conducted in Barcelona, Spain, all that noise may actually cause a more serious stroke at…

Study: A Third Of Americans Have Suffered A ‘Warning Stroke,’ Hardly Any Sought Help

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May 02, 2017 … DALLAS — Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 130,000 Americans each year. In fact, every four minutes someone in America dies from the condition, while someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds. But a new study finds that many Americans may have suffered a warning stroke, while hardly…

Couch potatoes are 7 times more likely to suffer a stroke than more physically active people

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Aug 20, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Sitting in front of a computer or television all day is not actually the healthiest activity you could pick. While that may not be a secret, a new study reveals sedentary lifestyles like this make someone seven times more likely to suffer a stroke than the most physically active people. Researchers with…

Flu, Flu-Like Illnesses Raise Risk Of Suffering Neck Artery Tears, Stroke

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Feb 08, 2019 … NEW YORK — When we think about the flu, we think about the high fever, runny nose, and brutal body aches that come with the illness. But new research gives us something far more alarming to think about: contracting the flu and flu-like illnesses increases one’s risk of suffering a stroke and neck artery tears. Researchers from…

Injecting bone marrow into brain could help stroke patients recover faster, breakthrough study shows

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Mar 13, 2021 … HOUSTON — Injecting bone marrow into the brain could help stroke victims recover, suggests a new study. Results of a clinical trial provide evidence that treating severe stroke patients with an injection of bone marrow cells may lead to a reduction in brain injury. The breakthrough could help reduce the impact from severe strokes, which…

Vegetarian diet may lower stroke risk by nearly 75 percent, study shows

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Aug 18, 2020 … HUALIEN, Taiwan — Looking for a reason to give a vegetarian diet a try? Here’s one. Researchers from Tzu Chi University in Hualien, Taiwan conclude that people whose diets primarily consist of nuts, vegetables, and soy may have a lower risk of stroke than those who eat meat or fish. “Stroke is the second most common…

E-cigarettes increase stroke risk at earlier ages than conventional cigarettes

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Nov 09, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Experts warn that vaping can cause strokes at a younger age than smoking cigarettes. According to scientists, adults who use e-cigarettes run the risk of suffering a stroke 11 years earlier than tobacco smokers. It is common knowledge that by smoking cigarettes, users put themselves at risk of having a stroke or…

Study: Long Naps, Sleeping For More Than 9 Hours Increases Stroke Risk

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Dec 12, 2019 … WUHAN, China — There’s nothing quite as satisfying as hitting the hay after a long day for some much-need shut eye. Similarly, a nice midday nap can be just what the doctor ordered in terms staying fresh and avoiding the afternoon doldrums. However, a new study finds that you may want to make sure you’re not…

Weight Gain In Teen Years Raises Risk Of Suffering Stroke As Adult

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Apr 11, 2018 … MINNEAPOLIS — Weight gain during a child’s teenage years could be strong indicators of stroke risk in adulthood, a study by an international team of scientists found. Compared with children who don’t become overweight in their teenage years, adolescents who pack on extra pounds have a much higher risk of stroke later in life. “The stroke…

Meth Use In Youth Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke, Study Finds

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Aug 24, 2017 … SYDNEY — Word of caution to all the Jesse Pinkmans out there: Young meth users are at an increased risk of getting a stroke, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of New South Wales Sydney (UNSW) conducted a meta-analysis of 77 previous studies, allowing them to conclude that young speed users, particularly males,…

Eating more red meat, bacon, and sausage linked to higher stroke risk

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Nov 08, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas —Red meat and processed meats like bacon and sausage can contribute to a person’s risk of having a stroke, scientists warn. A team with the American Heart Association add that eating more vegetable fat or polyunsaturated fat lowered this risk. Dairy fat in products such as cheese, butter, milk, ice cream, and cream…

Plant-based diets lower risk of stroke — but it depends on the quality of your food

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Nov 03, 2021 … BOSTON — Plant-based diets continue to grow in popularity among Americans, and experts say they may do more for your body than slim your waistline. Eating larger quantities of nutritious plant-based meals and smaller quantities of unhealthy plant-based options lowers stroke risk, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health scientists. According to their…

Take A Break: Working Long Hours Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

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Aug 08, 2019 … PARIS — Despite billionaire CEOs like Jeff Bezos or Jack Ma preaching that 10-12 hour work days should be the norm for their employees, a recent study conducted in Paris finds that working long hours may lead to an increased chance of stroke. This is especially true if someone works long days regularly for 10 or…

Spirituality may lead to an improved quality of life for stroke survivors, caregivers

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Nov 04, 2020 … DALLAS, Texas — For many people, the power of faith can be just as important to their health as the most potent medication. For stroke victims and their caregivers, a study finds being spiritual can improve their every day life as well. The American Heart Association (AHA) released a study using an analysis of 200…

Researchers Successfully Repair Stroke-Damaged Brains Using Human Skin Cells

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Apr 09, 2020 … LUND, Sweden — A stroke can have a devastating impact on the human brain, affecting our ability to move and even talk. In a breakthrough that scientists call “remarkable,” there is new hope for patients who have suffered a debilitating stroke. Researchers in Sweden have restored the mobility and sense of touch in rats that…

Stroke patients may recover faster after listening to their favorite singer, study shows

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Jul 12, 2021 … HELSINKI, Finland — Stroke patients who spend time listening to their favorite singers during recovery may heal faster, according to a new study. Hits by pop stars can help victims of the condition overcome speech impairment, researchers say. Exposing patients to vocal music improved their language skills notably more than listening to instrumental tunes or…

Widespread pain linked to higher risks of stroke, dementia onset

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Aug 17, 2021 … CHONGQING, China — Aches and pains can be a sign of anything from a minor ailment to a severe disorder. However, a new study finds feeling pain all over your body may also be a serious red flag for dementia onset later in life. Researchers say widespread pain appears to increase the risk of developing…

Zapping the brain during exercise could speed up recovery from a stroke

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Aug 13, 2021 … DAEGU, South Korea — Electricity stimulation of the brain during exercise could help speed up the recovery from a stroke, a new study reveals. Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) say these low-power pulses target specific connections between cells called synapses. They pass messages using chemicals called neurotransmitters, strengthening the…