A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition, regarded as a medical emergency. It occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off, which injures the brain and can leave victims with long-term problems. The brain needs the oxygen and nutrients provided by blood to function properly. If the supply of […]
SUFFERING from higher blood pressure later in life could put people at risk of brain diseases such as dementia, warns research. The study showed older people with high blood pressure were more at risk of brain lesions – blockages in the brain – which can lead to strokes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure […]
People who regularly participate in intermittent fasting are less likely to go to have strokes or develop heart disease, new research has found. Intermittent fasting is a pattern of eating where you eat normally five days a week and fast on the other two days, limiting your intake to 500 calories for women and 600 […]
THE 5:2 diet reduces your risk of developing dangerous health conditions that can lead to heart attacks and strokes, a new study has found.
HOW to live longer is an age old question, which usually comes down to diet and exercise. But, you could lower your risk of deadly heart attacks and strokes by taking these daily supplements, it’s been claimed.
High blood pressure is a common condition with more than one in four adults in the UK. But many won’t realise they have it, which puts them at increased risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. In a bid to significantly reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes, the NHS has […]
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be hard to detect, but if it’s left undetected it can result in heart attacks and strokes. In a bid to cut the number of these serious health problems, the NHS could offers millions of Britons blood pressure pills.
EATING two yoghurts a week significantly reduces the chances of having a heart attack. People with high blood pressure can cut the risk by up to 30 per cent, according to new research.
A Department for Health campaign has highlighted adult stroke symptoms but top doctors now want the plight of children to be given more attention. Every year about 400 children in the UK are left with physical and mental impairments following a stroke, according to the Stroke Association. Dr Vijeya Ganesan, a paediatric neurologist and spokeswoman […]