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Mini Stroke Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mini Stroke.

Perks of Donating Blood

When you give blood, you give a priceless and precious gift. According to the American Red Cross, someone needs blood in the United States every two seconds, and a single car accident victim can require up to 100 pints. Each donation can help sa...  Read more

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

Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Mini Meals

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

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

#Goals #workout My new mini goal is to make it to
Updated 8/26/2016 10:42:48 PM

#Goals #workout My new mini goal is to make it to the gym on sat and sun for the next month!...  Read more

Stoked about my mini goals - I was sad about the 1
Updated 8/21/2016 3:05:13 PM

Stoked about my mini goals - I was sad about the 100 lbs I have to lose and I am only starting week 3... But then I found mini goals. 15lbs at a time! I can do that! #minigoal #motivation...  Read more

Mini milestone...I stood in front of the mirror th
Updated 8/20/2016 9:56:08 PM

Mini milestone...I stood in front of the mirror this morning and I can see my collar bones! I know that may seem silly to some, but they've been hidden under my chubs for quite some time!...  Read more

Huge batch of mini pumpkin carrot muffins in the o
Updated 8/18/2016 8:35:09 PM

Huge batch of mini pumpkin carrot muffins in the oven. House smells delicious and I can't wait to build them into my plan :)...  Read more

Just met my first mini goal to get to 259. I am no
Updated 8/18/2016 10:27:21 AM

Just met my first mini goal to get to 259. I am now 258.2 next mini goal is 249. Which will have me below 100lbs to lose. I am doing stopping me....  Read more

Atrial Fibrillation: The Latest Treatment Trends

About one in six strokes can be traced to atrial fibrillation. Doctors now have newer and better options to lessen this risk.Close to one in 10 people ages 65 or older have atrial fibrillation (afib), the most common heart rhythm disorder. During a...  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

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

mini stroke wake up call

So the numbness I was having on my left side turned out to be a mini stroke. and it looks like I have had some in the past. After looking at photos I recognize drooping of my face. So diet change in order. low sodium. Low fat. exercise. It just...  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