If you have a medical condition, having the chance to go away on holiday can provide you with the opportunity to relax and recuperate. For stroke sufferers this can be just what is needed to help in your recovery programme. However, there are a number of things that people must consider when travelling after suffering Read More
Read the full story of how we made sure Mary was looked after, including First Class flights and her own private room in hospital after a stroke, here. A Merseyside family’s dream holiday in Mexico became a nightmare after an 83-year-old great-gran was rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke. Mary Silker, 83, from Orrell Read More
When Nicola Hague suffered a devastating stroke at the age of just 18, doctors advised her parents Michael and Denise to prepare for the worst. They did not think Nicola would survive the night. Despite the grave concerns of the medical staff, she pulled through, and today, 34-year old Nicola leads a full and active Read More
Ok well we all want to have lovely white teeth, and so need to keep up our dental hygiene. But now there may be another reason to floss your teeth. Tooth loss increases the risk of a stroke many years later, according to a new Japanese study
We have all heard of ‘an apple a day’ but what about ‘a banana a day’? In fact, make that 3 bananas a day….
Want to increase a stroke patient’s chance of recovery? Put their brain on ice according to this article. Reducing body temperature involves lowering a person’s body temperature a couple of degrees to 35C, using ice cold intravenous drips and cooling pads.
Just a quick health story about treatment for stroke victims – really nice to include in our blog as it is such a positive story.