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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

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

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

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

Hit another mini-milestone today. Down 24#, the eq
Updated 6/25/2016 12:09:26 AM

Hit another mini-milestone today. Down 24#, the equivalent of my 2.5yr old. Means I have 36#, or my 5ish yr old left to loose. Crazy being able to look at them and see how much I've lost and how much I have to go....  Read more

Going out of town next week for a mini vacation an
Updated 6/23/2016 6:53:27 PM

Going out of town next week for a mini vacation and to make sure I stay on track I'm bringing all my food with me. And even my blender for my smoothies! You can still stay on track on vacation! Pre plan ahead!...  Read more

mini-breakfast ideas
Updated 6/28/2016 2:59:02 PM

I've realised lately that my protein shake isn't working anymore and I need something more substancial to start my day, and support me energy wise and for my morning workouts does anyone have any ideas?...  Read more

After having a mini stroke in my eye I have decided to make drastic changes in my life. I am eating
Updated 6/21/2016 8:57:25 PM

After having a mini stroke in my eye I have decided to make drastic changes in my life. I am eating healthier, drinking water and eliminating all processed food and soda. I would drink a cappuccino a day. I don't need the extra calories....  Read more

Mini Binge!!!
Updated 6/26/2016 7:00:55 PM

I had a meltdown this afternoon and it's been downhill ever since. I waited too long to eat and then I found myself eating a smorgasbord of leftovers... all small amounts but they add up. I just ate a granola bar while waiting for hot tea to steep...  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

Information on Shingles

Shingles VaccineThe vaccine reduces not only the risk of getting shingles---a painful, blistering rash caused by the reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox---but the severity of the illness if you do get it. That's an important benefit, s...  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