I Survived a Stroke at 30

For years, I ignored my chronic stress and headache pain. It almost cost me my life.

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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

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It's True: Fried Food Really Does Increase Your Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Is fried food bad for you? We’ll let the latest study answer that question.

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Is It Fatigue Or a Stroke? Women Shouldn't Ignore These Warning Signs

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., and women make up nearly 60% of all stroke deaths. Here’s what you need to know.

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10 Things Everyone Over 50 Needs to Know About Strokes

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., so it's important to understand what it is, what can cause it and what the warning signs are.

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Be Prepared to Take FAST Action If You Suspect a Stroke

To help you recognize the signs of stroke, the National Stroke Association wants you to remember F-A-S-T, or fast.

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Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman's Stroke Risk?

Older women, beware: New research warns that drinking a lot of diet sodas or artificially sweetened fruit juices may increase your risk for stroke.

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1 in 4 People Over 25 Will Be Hit by Stroke

A quarter of the world's people over the age of 25 will experience a debilitating stroke during their lifetime.

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Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women.

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Does Stroke Run in Your Family? Healthy Living Lowers the Risk

Has stroke hit your family particularly hard? A healthy lifestyle may be your best defense.

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How to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke

Being prepared and knowing what to do if someone has a stroke can be lifesaving, especially around  family members who may be at higher risk of stroke.

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