Immediate Stroke Diagnosis Critical for Recovery

Advertisements Every minute, someone in the United States has a stroke. Of the 700,000 victims each year, one-third die, and another third suffer permanent paralysis, loss of speech or memory lapses. The best way to minimize the effects of a stroke is to know the warning signs so the stroke victim can get immediate treatment.Continue reading “Immediate Stroke Diagnosis Critical for Recovery”

Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment

Advertisements By atherosclerosis the inside of the arteries are thickened, hardened and stiffened, causing the space for blood flow to be narrowed or closed. This will decrease the oxygen supply to local or distant tissues. The primary symptom of this is pain, poor organ function and bad general condition. The further consequences are tissue damage,Continue reading “Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment”

Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous

Advertisements Cholesterol, like fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues to be used, stored or excreted. But too much of this circulating cholesterol can injure arteries,Continue reading “Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous”

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