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Mini Stroke Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mini Stroke.

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

Consistency Eventually Leads to Breakthroughs!

Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results...  Read more

What Is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. But what exactly is heart disease? Also called cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease, "heart disease" is a broad term that refers to a number of h...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

Mini Cycles?
Updated 3/20/2014 6:19:34 PM

I'm thinking about purchasing a mini-cycle and was wondering if anyone had any experience with them. It wouldn't be something to replace my current exercise routine or gym membership, but something additional to add activity while I'm working at hom...  Read more

how to lose weight gained after a stroke
Updated 2/24/2014 10:32:15 PM

i suffered a massive stroke 15 months ago. since then, i have gained 40 pounds, and i don't like this at all. before the stroke, i exercised regularly and ran 5k at least 3 times a week. i have had to learn to walk again and am struggling to regai...  Read more

Mini meal help
Updated 2/19/2014 12:29:20 PM

I was wondering if I could get some suggestions for mini meal ideas to eat throughout the day without overeating. I find I am quite hunger every couple of hours and would like to try eating the small meals all throughout the day but not sure where t...  Read more

sparked an interest in finding mini me
Updated 1/30/2014 8:21:32 PM

Hello all! I am a 40 year old female, who has struggled with weight all my life. Howver, this lastyear....I really packed on the pounds. I am looking forward to committung to sparkpeople and connecting with people for mutual encouragement as we st...  Read more

sparked an interest in finding mini me
Updated 1/30/2014 7:32:37 PM

Hello all! I am a 40 year old female, who has struggled with weight all my life. However, this last year....I really packed on the pounds. I am looking forward to committng to sparkpeople and connecting with people for mutual encouragement as we s...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Mini Muffin Bites

One can of 100% Pumpkin mixed with any favorite flavor of cake mix and then baked in a mini muffin pan equals low fat mini snacks packed with healthy pumpkin!...  Read more

Urban Rebounding!! Lets BOUNCE!

This team is for any one who wants to get fit get motivated...sweat and work hard!! URBAN REBOUNDING (or any other fitness style mini tramp)!...  Read more

Cyberchondria: Is it all in your Head?

Most of us have heard of hypochondria--you know the obsessive belief that you have some dreaded illness due to symptoms that you are experiencing or have developed related to that illness. But now that we have the world at our finger tips via the wo...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more

Day 181 Mom had a mini stroke

I just received a call that my mom had a mini stroke. Actually she had it Friday. For some reason my sisters could find my phone number. Facebook to the rescue. They have my number now. Mom called the youngest daughter all upset and not ma...  Read more

Coming back from a mini-stroke

I started this lifestyle change back in June of 2011. In October, I had a mini-stroke, known in the medical community as a TIA (transient ischemic attack). Between June and October I had lost 25 lbs, was exercising at least four days a week, had...  Read more