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A Key To Better Brain Health

We’ve all heard “you are what you eat”.  Well, now we know that the food we eat also affects our brain function.   I admit I love a good pizza, and even though I’m not brain dead afterwards, I know it’s not brain food by any means.  So, I save those indulges for weekends or […]

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3 Major Signs of Stroke & How to Prevent

A stroke is a medical emergency and must be treated quickly! According to the National Stroke Association – 80% of strokes are preventable. Stop. Listen & Learn the warning signs and F.A.S.T. test.  If you, or someone you witness are having the following symptons, call 911 immediately!  Even if the symptom or symptoms completely go […]

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Hugs – The Miracle Drug

The healing power of a hug and loving touch can’t be understated.  Everyone needs physical contact to survive, and hugging is an act of giving and receiving the support and love people need. Hugging is the universal language of love, comfort, and friendship.  Hugging someone we know and trust can be healthy, but hugging strangers – for […]

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The Healing Power of Hope

Hope is like a golden cord to Heaven. Many experts believe hope can and does heal us! When I suffered my stroke, I remember lying in my hospital bed unsure what had just happened to me. After a few weeks of not being able to move my paralyzed side, talk or hear out of my […]

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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke Naturally

A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime,  at any age.  Stroke is the # 1 cause of adult disability and 3rd cause of death,  so learning prevention is imperative.  (Learn more) The most common strokes by far are the ischemic (iss-keem-ik) type, which is caused by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to […]

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Mirror Box Therapy Used in Stroke Recovery

Did you know you can trick your brain?  When I had my stroke, I never heard of mirror therapy being used for stroke recovery, and certainly not a box designed for it.  Mirror therapy is a form of mental practice that involves using a mirror to reflect the image of  your stronger arm or leg […]

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