'You are not completely powerless and can slow down the process enormously if you pull yourself together, eat disciplined and exercise a lot.'
Hayley Clark, 44, says her daughter Gracie, a healthy, active primary school student, suffered from a stroke last week.
Here's what you need to know about the different types of stroke, how you can protect yourself and how to quickly identify the signs of a stroke.
The vape pen the man was using tore his carotid artery when it exploded. He was just weeks away from his 25th birthday.
The smart 3-year-old apparently learned how to use FaceTime by watching her parents call each other.
But now, against all odds, David Dow travels the world speaking and giving hope to other stroke survivors.
A British man who suffered a stroke days after a routine haircut has been awarded $150,000 (£90,000) in compensation. The official diagnoses, dubbed “beauty parlour syndrome,” is a textbook condition. Doctors believe Tyler’s corrupted artery caused his blood to clot, leading to his debilitating stroke. Headmasters, Tyler’s local hair salon, agreed to pay him £90,000 in settlement funds after lawyers claimed that staff had failed to protect his head during the 2011 visit.
If you’ve ever thought that stroke wasn’t a threat to your health simply because you’re too young, think otherwise. A team of researchers have found that stroke rates are increasing in people in their 30s and 40s.
Good news for eggs fans as a daily breakfast of the yolky stuff could reduce your chances of having a stroke. Scientists have studied more than 30 years of research and concluded that one egg a day can cut the chances of suffering a stroke by as much as 12%. Study principal Investigator Dr Dominik Alexander, said: “Eggs do have many positive nutritional attributes, including antioxidants, which have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation.
A woman is suing her salon this week for something much worse than a bad cut or dye job: for a stroke she suffered about two weeks after getting her hair done.
In fact, Stacey said her first word just a week before before her daughter, who is now nearly three years old. Stacey, now 25, said: “I was learning to do everything again at the same time as my youngest, Aurora, who was learning for the first time. Following her stroke in March 2014, Stacey, who is also mum to Leo, seven, and Tommy Lee, four, had to learn to do everything again with the help of husband Jason, 30.