What is Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)|Causes|Risk Factors

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that lasts only a few minutes. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly blocked. The Symptoms are like other strokes, but do not last as long. They happen suddenly, and include, Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of…

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Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

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According to the Migraine Research Foundation, there are 39 million Americans living life with debilitating headaches and migraines.  Most sufferers experience attacks once or twice a month, but 4 million people have chronic daily migraines. Of those individuals experience migraines, 18% are women, 6% are men, and 10% are children suffering from this neurological disease.…

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Hidden Stress and Illness in Women

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This month is Women’s History Month, and as discussions of women’s importance spread, so too do discussions of women’s health. Throughout history, there have been certain risks and conditions that affect women more so than men. Many of these risks are influenced by a multitude of factors, including stress and mental health. Many women suffer…

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How to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries

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When we hear the term ‘Traumatic Brain Injury’ we tend to imagine serious injuries with permanent damage. TBIs, for short, can often be frightening but they are usually very treatable and more common than you might think. Many people get hit on the head in their lives by one accident or another, and sometimes a…

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