SUBSCRIBE BY RSS rss feed | EMAIL
Natural Solutions Radio header image

Stroke

Elevated homocysteine levels increase risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in the nation, claims over 610,000 lives a year in the United States. Stroke exacts a grim toll as well, killing over 130,000 people. And, over 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. Recent studies suggest that one specific factor – elevated blood levels of a substance known as homocysteine – may be behind this trio of devastating conditions.

Does Ethnicity Play a Role in Heart, Stroke & Diabetes Risks?

We hear a lot about ‘race’ these days, generally in cases of biased, activism, discrimination and so on. Personally, I do not like using the term race as it is inaccurate, misleading and often racist in its connotation. We are all ONE race – the human race!

In 1995, Robert Lee Hotz, reported in the Feb. 20 issue of the Cincinnati Enquirer:

Heart Attack or Stroke?

It can happen to you, or right in front of you. What is the difference? What do you do?…

By David A. Steenblock, MS, DO

A heart attack occurs from blockage of the blood vessels that supply oxygen to the heart. This usually causes chest pain on one’s left side, and the left arm or neck. The pain is constant and may go from a dull ache to a more sharp pain in the left chest with exertion or stress. Nausea may be present as well.

If you are having CHEST PAIN , NAUSEA and/or SWEATING call 911 and go to the nearest emergency room for medical care!

Tainted cancer drugs can cause stroke as nationwide recall is expanded

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating. But cancer sufferers who have followed medical provider advice to undergo treatment with so-called cancer-fighting drugs may have unknowingly been exposed to the additional risk of stroke or other life-threatening medical event

Eating these greens can save you from a stroke or heart attack

By Lowe: Even I get bored with the message that we should eat more fruits and vegetables. But it got my attention when I saw this: Eating more leafy green vegetables could save your heart and your brain.

Research published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looked at 20,000 people in China. What they found was that giving people additional folate, the b-vitamin in dark leafy green vegetables, reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack.

New study shows anger outbursts may trigger a heart attack


Ever been really angry? Of course. Whether it's from having it out with an obnoxious co-worker or being furious with a significant other, everyone has had feelings of anger at one time or another. But be careful: New studies reported in the European Heart Journal report that angry outbursts can significantly pave the way for heart problems, including heart attacks and angina, as well as strokes.