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Stroke Symptoms
One of the biggest problems in treating stroke is that most people do not know what the symptoms are. If you or a loved one has even one of the following symptoms, call an ambulance right away. Tell the dispatcher that you think a stroke has occurred. Read full article >>

Aging & Alcohol Abuse
Anyone at any age can have a drinking problem. Great Uncle George may have always been a heavy drinker--his family may find that as he gets older, the problem gets worse. Grandma Betty may have been a teetotaler all her life, just taking a drink "to help her get to sleep" after her husband died -- now she needs a couple of drinks to get through the day. Read full article >>

Blood pressure & Cholestrol
Even if you don't have a first-degree relative who died young from heart disease, you should still know these figures. When it comes to blood pressure, both the top number, the systolic, and the bottom number, the diastolic, are important. Women, in particular, can develop systolic hypertension. It is important to know your blood pressure, and have it monitored once a year -- or more often if it is elevated. Read full article >>

Alzheimer's Disease - Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Stages
More than 4 million Americans today are affected with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to escalate to approximately 12 million within the next 30 years. This serious disease is plaguing America in such a way that just about every individual has had an experience with someone with Alzheimer's in one way or another. Alzheimer's is a devastating disease that affects the mind, and more specifically your memory. 1 in 8 individuals over the age of 65 will develop it. Read full article >>

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