Yoga instructor feels something isn’t right during barre class – suffers a stroke

Leslie just got great news. Her daughter called after her 12-week prenatal appointment. Everything looked great. Leslie was so relieved and excited. She was going to be a grandmother and couldn’t wait to start spreading the news. Leslie is a yoga instructor, specializing in prenatal yoga, and a doula, so keeping this quiet until her…

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The 7 best tips to get a good night’s sleep after a stroke

We’ve all heard about the importance of a good night’s sleep. But we also know that it is not always easy to come by. Some of you reading this might be thinking, “What’s that again? It’s been so long since I’ve slept well.” And that’s not surprising because many stroke survivors have trouble getting the rest…

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A checklist for stroke patients that can help you get the most out of your next appointment

Being sent home after a stroke can cause mixed emotions for patients and caretakers alike. On the one hand, you are happy to return to your surroundings. On the other hand, you might feel anxious about the next steps. People often feel abandoned by the healthcare system once they leave their rehabilitation centers. And, therefore, they are…

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Tougher than his stroke – how a fitness trainer got back on track

Fitness trainer, author, blogger, motivational speaker,  YouTuber… who is this guy and what can he tell you about stroke? Meet Richard. And actually, he can tell you a lot about stroke because he’s been through it first-hand. He knows how difficult it is to recover, but he also knows that the blood, sweat, and tears…

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Is it possible to regenerate neurons using material already found in the brain? Part II of our interview with Prof. Berninger

Most of the current research involving stem cells has to do with injecting or implanting them with the hope that there will be positive effects, mostly expected from bystander effects due to the secretion of hormones and other molecules. As we learned from Prof. Berninger in Part I of his interview, there is no real…

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