05-04-2011 by Drali @mesrahealth
An eleven years research done in Japan reported that work stress can increase the risk of stroke significantly.
Based on observation of 3,190 volunteers of men and 3,363 volunteers of women from various career backgrounds, researchers found that 147 volunteers were attacked by stroke.
From the amount, 91 were men and the rest were women. This research concluded that men who experience high stress at work place face double the risk of stroke compared to women.
26-03-2011 by Drali @mesrahealth
The most often symptom of heart attack is intense pain at the center or left side of the chest which lasted for more than 20 minutes. However, diabetes patient usually does not experience the same classical symptom.
Sometimes heart attack happens without being notice. This is called as silent heart attack because diabetes can cause disturbance or damage to the nerve.
21-03-2011 by Drali @mesrahealth
Stroke is one of the common health problems in the world. Although stroke is commonly related to older age, the reality is more and more people in their early 30s were attacked by stroke. Besides causing impairment, stroke also can cause death.
But if you prepare from now, you can cut a big portion of the risk factors.
24-01-2010 by Drali @mesrahealth
Many people are ignoring an important early warning signal of a stroke, says the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A study published in the medical journal Neurology found that 10% to 20% of individuals who experience mini-strokes or transient ischemic attacks (TIA) will have a full-blown stroke within three months.
21-03-2009 by Drali @mesrahealth
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a growing epidemic, affecting 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 45. A serious lung disease that often goes undiagnosed, COPD is the 4th leading cause of death and 2nd leading cause of disability in the U.S.
Although COPD has readily recognizable symptoms, about 12 million Americans may have COPD but not realize it. Proper diagnosis and treatment can enhance and prolong life.