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  • 51. Stroke survivor vows to 'live life again' | American Heart ...... But less than a day after surgery, he was talking and ... when he was treated for the stroke and has ... It's a new opportunity for me, to live life again," said ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/10/18/stroke-survivor-vows-to-l ve-life-again

  • 52. New Guidelines to Reduce Stroke Risk in Women — Go Red ...... of stroke and a four-fold risk of high blood pressure later in life. Therefore, preeclampsia should be recognized as a risk factor well after pregnancy ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/new-guidelines-reduce-stroke-risk-women/

  • 53. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... have an increased risk of future hypertension and stroke one to 30 years after delivery. ... Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. My Life Check®. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 54. Women Have a Higher Risk of Stroke - Text Version... during pregnancy, and it doubles the risk of stroke later in life. ... Quadruples stroke risk and is more common in women than men after age 75. ...

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  • 55. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... Learn which factors you can treat or control - and those you cannot - and what you can do to lower your risk of stroke. Life is Why We Ride. ...

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  • 56. Sex after Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor -- Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... Researchers found that after their heart attacks: ... partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/sex-after-heart-attack-talk-with-your-doctor/

  • 57. What to Eat Before, During, After Workouts -- Go Red For ...... What to Eat Before, After Workouts. ... After your workout: have fluids, healthy carbs and protein. After your workout, it's time to refuel with: Fluids. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises what-to-eat-before-after-workouts/

  • 58. Safe Workouts Post-Heart Attack -- Go Red For Women... have even found that walking trumps massage for improving life after a stroke and that post-stroke walking programs improve stroke survivors' lives. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises safe-workouts-post-heart-attack/

  • 59. Bugher Foundation Awardees... Mechanisms of White Matter Repair after Stroke. ... Project Title: Childhood Stroke Neuropsychological and Quality of Life Outcomes: Exploring ...

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  • 60. Living With Heart Disease: You're Not Alone - Go Red for ...... After several health and personal trials, Toni, decided “heart disease ... she was able to return her life back to ... or any obstacles, you can live with heart ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/diagnosed-youre-not-alone/

  • 61. ISC 2014: Science News Home... The Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Trial; Genomewide ... is the Learned in Neural Repair after Stroke; Tempus Cerebrum ...

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  • 62. ISC 2014: Late-Breaking Science Oral Abstracts... Blood pressure variability and outcome after acute intracerebral ... in Patients with Recent Lacunar Stroke. ... of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Trial ...

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  • 63.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <wcm:root xmlns:wcm ...... of postoperative re-explorations, strokes, infections, multi ... the health and quality of life for stroke ... S, Sharpe M. Fatigue after stroke: The development ...

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  • 64.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <wcm:root xmlns:wcm ...... &lt;br /&gt;&lt;em&gt;Rehabilitation after stroke is an essential part of stroke recovery and ... and restore functional ability and quality of life to stroke ...

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  • 65. Caring For Someone Who Has Suffered a Stroke - Go Red for ...... the stress of caring for someone who's had a stroke takes its ... And since life is frequently ... You'll not only feel better after some physical activity, but you ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/caring-for-someone-who-suffered-stroke/

  • 66. Stroke Connection Presents FREE Online Writing Workshop ...... By writing brief essays about how stroke has affected your life, appreciate your survival skills and build confidence in your ability to re-envision your ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/SubmittingYourStory/Stroke-Connection-Presents-FREE-Online-Writing-Workshop-for-Survivors_UCM_450084_Article.jsp Workshop-for-Survivors_UCM_450084_Article.jsp

  • 67.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... to prevent recurrent strokes and save lives is large ... people who identify themselves as South Asians live in the ... fast, could help save a life.&lt;/font&gt ...

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  • 68. Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels -- Go Red For ...... Only after that very personalized assessment is a decision made on what ... may also help reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. ... Life's Simple 7. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/heart-doctor-explains-cholesterol-levels/ evels/

  • 69. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... walk a 5K race less than a year after she had ... is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ... have survived all kinds of setbacks in life, not just ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 70. How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause — Go Red ...... linked to almost a doubled risk of stroke in middle ... This is why staying positive after menopause is so ... menopause can feel like a huge life change for ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/menopause-heart-disea e/how-to-prevent-heart-disease-after-menopause/

  • 71. Three Fitness Exercises for Seniors -- Go Red For Women... Weight training after stroke has also been shown to support muscular rehabilitation, according to the AHA. Yoga. While ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises three-fitness-exercises-for-seniors/

  • 72. How to Stay Social After Heart Disease -- Go Red For Women... you may be left wondering about the little things (which are still important), like your social life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/how-to-stay-social-after-heart-disease/

  • 73. Heart Disease in African American Women - Go Red for ...... After all, she thought of herself as perfectly healthy. ... two times the risk of stroke than Caucasians ... in blacks than whites, and develops earlier in life. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/african-american-women/

  • 74. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... Even after researchers eliminated several factors that increase ... a much stronger impact on stroke for them now rather than later in life,” she says. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/

  • 75. Sex After Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor | Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... their partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-heart-attack-talk-doctor/

  • 76. Women Delay Stroke Care, New Study -- Go Red For Women... have been more likely to live alone, which would ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/women-delay-stroke-care-new-study/

  • 77. Video: Just a Little Heart Attack — Go Red for Women... I know because I believe it saved my life,” acknowledges Christie. After you watch this video, we hope you'll begin ... Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/just-a-little-heart-attack/

  • 78. Smoking and Heart Disease: Why You Should Quit - Go Red ...... to mention, continuing to smoke throughout your life shaves 13 ... your blood pressure and risk for stroke and heart ... If you quit after a heart attack, your ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/smoking-why-you-should-quit/

  • 79. AHA Funded Research Milestones... disease and stroke, and improved longevity, quality of life and mental ... crochet the red hats to empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to ...

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  • 80. Managing Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... made at least one healthy change in their daily lives; ... Focus on filling your life with healthy eating choices ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/managing-heart-disease/

  • 81. Pediatric Stroke Resources... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals and ... Psychological Issues after Pediatric Stroke: What to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/Pediatric-Stroke-Resources_UCM_310945_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 82. Infant stroke survivor Oliver Michael... two strokes less than 24 hours after he was born ... an ischemic stroke and a hemorrhagic stroke, and his ... God they were small-vessel strokes, but they ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PersonalStories/Infant-stroke-survivor-Oliver-Michael_UCM_310656_Article.jsp 6_Article.jsp

  • 83. A Young Mother's Battle Against Heart Disease - Go Red For ...... I heard him saying was: you many not live to see ... I had been physically active my whole life; I even did ... After the shock settled in, I told myself that I ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/young-mothers-ba tle-against-heart-disease/

  • 84. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... possible risk factors that might contribute to stroke.”. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 85. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... keep an eye out for their new stroke PSA, airing ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 86. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Posterior circulations strokes (a stroke that occurs in the back part of the brain) occurs when a blood vessel in the back part of the brain is blocked ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 87. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done ... Learn about life after a stroke(link opens in new ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/caregiver-support

  • 88. Resources for Single Stroke Survivors... go back to work and their own lives and families. ... we use to help us with daily life, like alarm ... services that assist Medicaid beneficiaries to live in the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/Resources-for-Single-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_453264_Article.jsp

  • 89. Heart Disease in Hispanic Women - Go Red for Women... stop the disease that claimed the lives of too ... Maricela Wilson didn't make until after she was ... wonder about everything, including your sex life — or if ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/hispanic-women/

  • 90. Supporting Research for Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... us stop heart disease from taking women's lives. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/supporting-research/

  • 91. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... “Psycho-social benefits include less depression, anxiety and stress, and better quality of life.”. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/

  • 92. Hard-to-Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms -- Go Red For ...... When she came into Steinbaum's office after the event ... NJ, shares some common myths associated with stroke. ... a heart attack to save your life or the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/hard-to-recognize-heart-attack-symptoms/

  • 93. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)... Survivors who experience a TIA after they have ... a stroke FAST and possibly save a life. Learn stroke warning signs_consumer Learn more about ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/TIA/Transient-Ischemic-Attack-TIA_UCM_492003_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 94. National Institute of Health Funding - Go Red for Women... NIH research has led to life-saving discoveries. ... from these devastating cuts – the lives of women ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/national-institute-health-funding/

  • 95. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... After completing the program, the student scholar in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke is required to submit the following progress reports: ...

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  • 96. History of the American Heart Association | American Heart ...... and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ... Life-changing Breakthroughs. 1956. ... show how CPR can save lives after cardiac arrest ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/history-of-the-american-heart-as ociation

  • 97. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk — Go Red For ...... was linked to greater risk of stroke, which is the ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 98. Cardiovascular Risk Linked to Mental Function — Go Red For ...... life cardiovascular health on brainpower in late life. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/cardiovascular-risk-linked-mental-function/

  • 99. A Tour of the Brain... can shed new light on what they're experiencing after a stroke. ... The oldest evolutionary parts, which are responsible for life-supporting functions ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/ATouroftheBrain/A-Tour-of-the-Brain_UCM_310943_Article.jsp

  • 100. Diane Graf: Heart Disease and Stroke Survivor | American ...... Finally, after six months of dealing with this, someone had a ... months later, and have been enjoying a healthier life ever since ... Their work saves lives. ...

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