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Stroke Foundation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stroke Foundation.

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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

6 Ways to Prevent Snoring

Snoring—that loud, hoarse breathing during sleep—is a nuisance, whether it affects you personally or the person you share a bed with. And that's a lot of people, since 37 million people are consistent snorers, according to the Nationa...  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

A Guide to Walking Meditation

The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It...  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

Suffered a stroke three years ago and would really
Updated 4/15/2016 9:38:05 PM

Suffered a stroke three years ago and would really like to do some exercise. I walk twenty minutes a day. Three times a day, I even bought a band so I can exercise while I sit down. Any suggestions as to any kind of exercises I can do l. Left side...  Read more

I gained 45 pounds when I had my stroke I started
Updated 3/14/2016 5:58:29 PM

I gained 45 pounds when I had my stroke I started with spark and lost around 7 pounds. I had a couple of mini strokes and I've gained all that weight back this is beginning to seem hopeless and losing weight...  Read more

Just got an estimate to fix the foundation for my
Updated 3/1/2016 3:28:16 PM

Just got an estimate to fix the foundation for my house, $25,000. Depression is hitting me head on. Trying not to stress eat....  Read more

Stressful week , mother in law had a stroke. She a
Updated 2/11/2016 8:34:24 AM

Stressful week , mother in law had a stroke. She always works with me. Worked alot of hours to cover her. Took two days off of my healthy lifestyle .bad eating and no work outs. Got my food portioned out today and going make myself fit in a workout...  Read more

I had a stroke 3 years ago and gained 45 pounds. T
Updated 1/28/2016 4:17:46 PM

I had a stroke 3 years ago and gained 45 pounds. Trying to lose it with this app. Need friends and encouragement...  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

When losing weight be sure to buy new undergarments also

Putting a new size beautiful dress or pant suit or any other article of clothing over oversize under wear makes for a shoddy look. Every building needs a good foundation to stand tall.Make sure you have a good foundation under your nice new wardrobe...  Read more

Whole Foods for Health

Learn how a whole foods, starch-centered, plant-based way of eating can help prevent, manage and even reverse serious illness. (vegetarian, vegan, McDougall, PCRM. Diabetes, X, heart, stroke)...  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

Think FAST When It Comes to Stroke Awareness

In October 2008 I was watching the World Series when I suddenly noticed the left side of my face becoming numb. At first I thought it was due to a new moisturizer I started using a few weeks earlier. I did not mention anything to my husband when it s...  Read more