How Aging Affects Headaches and Migraines
Regardless of age, everybody gets an occasional headache. Whether it’s from a stressful day at work, trouble getting a good night’s sleep, or drinking a little too much alcohol the night before, a headache can leave you feeling irritated and grumpy until you get some relief. So how do you know when a headache needs […]Read More
Preventing Strokes Starts With Healthy Living
Having a stroke is one of the scariest and most life-altering medical issues you can suffer because it attacks your brain. And it does so suddenly, with little warning. A stroke is caused by a loss of blood to the brain that happens when there’s an obstruction in the blood supply or a blood vessel […]Read More
Trouble Communicating After a Stroke or Head Injury? It Could Be Aphasia.
For people who have suffered a stroke, life can be a daily struggle due to a wide range of symptoms, including the inability to communicate effectively, a disorder known as “aphasia.” Aphasia is an acquired disorder in which the regions of the brain that process language are damaged, impairing the patient’s ability to speak, understand […]Read More
American Stroke Month: 5 Things to Know about Stroke
Every year, nearly 800,000 people suffer from stroke, a serious neurological condition that occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain is restricted, causing cell death that leads to lack of memory and muscle control. Stroke affects thousands of Americans every year, but there’s so much more we can do to prevent it […]Read More