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Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: What’s the Connection?

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: What’s the Connection?

Find out how atrial fibrillation can cause serious complications including stroke. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia, and a condition that can cause complications as serious as stroke. Understanding Atrial Fibrillation When someone suffers from AF, …

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The Role of Physical Therapy During Stroke Recovery

The Role of Physical Therapy During Stroke Recovery

Physical therapy is often an important component of stroke recovery. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, more than 700,000 people in this country suffer from a stroke each year. While the majority of stroke victims survive, …

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The Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

The Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea can do so much more than simply disrupt a good night’s sleep. Here’s a guide to what you should know about the health risks associated with sleep apnea and what you can do if you have the condition. …

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Preventing Carotid Artery Disease

Preventing Carotid Artery Disease

When we think about our heart’s health, we don’t always think about the circulation system which delivers blood flow and essential nutrients to every part of your body. Protecting the arteries that blood flows through each day is a critical …

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy

The Benefits of Physical Therapy

Has your physician recently told you that you could benefit from physical therapy? It is not uncommon for individuals to need physical therapy at some point in their lifetime. Here we will explain its many uses and benefits. What is …

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

Your heart may skip a beat when you see the one you love. But if it skips on many other occasions, you may have atrial fibrillation. National Atrial Fibrillation Month is this September, but many people do no not know …

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Stroke Knowledge Is Crucial

Stroke Knowledge Is Crucial

Sudden numbness in your leg … blurred vision … dizziness and a pounding headache. This is no time to take a wait-and-see approach to your health. These symptoms are indications that you may be having a stroke. When it comes …

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