COVID-19: Stroke patients can boost their immunity with exercise

The coronavirus crisis is not only changing the way we live, but it is also changing the way that we see things. For many people, that means we are being more cautious than usual about our health by looking for ways that we can protect ourselves. Staying home, washing your hands, and disinfecting surfaces are…

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3 ways that using an activity monitor in the hospital can help after stroke

Physical activity is extremely important after a stroke. It helps reduce the risk of having another stroke and enables you to improve your daily function. However, encouraging stroke patients to be more active can be difficult, especially when they are still in the hospital. That’s why researchers from Japan wanted to explore a way to get stroke…

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The 10 Golden Rules for maximizing stroke recovery

The long and arduous process of rehabilitation begins immediately after a stroke. But where should you get started and what are the most important things for you to know? We have tried to make answering these questions a little easier for you. Filtering through the most recent scientific discoveries and busting through the many misconceptions…

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Why monitoring your blood pressure is important after stroke

We’re not telling you anything new here when we say that high blood pressure can lead to health issues, including stroke. Just reducing your blood pressure by 5 points can decrease your risk of a recurrent stroke by 10% and reduce the risk of cardiovascular death by up to 25%. But what can you do…

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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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Find out which supplements can boost your stroke recovery

If we had a dollar for every time we heard, “you are what you eat,” we’d all be rich. But there is an important lesson in this message, and it becomes all the more relevant when thinking about stroke recovery. We all know that exercise and exercise intensity are essential for rehabilitation. But if we…

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