Neurological News: Stroke

Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people around the world have a stroke, and many will experience communication problems as a result.
Written by Yvette Brazier | Medical News Today | February 18, 2021.
What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)? What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?
A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a ministroke, occurs when the blood supply to the brain temporarily stops.
Written by Yvette Brazier | Medical News Today | February 16, 2021.
What to know about hemorrhagic stroke What to know about hemorrhagic stroke
A hemorrhagic stroke can happen when blood from an artery begins bleeding into the brain after a blood vessel bursts.
Written by Valencia Higuera | Medical News Today | February 15, 2021.
What causes tunnel vision, and what are the treatments? What causes tunnel vision, and what are the treatments?
Tunnel vision, or peripheral vision loss (PVL), is a result of the loss of peripheral sight, or side vision. A person with PVL can only see what is directly in front of them. This can occur due to conditions that affect the eye or other health conditions.
Written by Nadine Brooks | Medical News Today | December 21, 2020.
What are the benefits of eating healthy? What are the benefits of eating healthy?
A healthful diet typically includes nutrient-dense foods from all major food groups, including lean proteins, whole grains, healthful fats, and fruits and vegetables of many colors.
Written by Cathleen Crichton-Stuart | Medical News Today | December 10, 2020.
The uses and risks of statins The uses and risks of statins
Statins are a group of drugs that can lower blood cholesterol levels. They do this by blocking an enzyme in the liver that is necessary for making cholesterol.
Written by Peter Crosta | Medical News Today | October 11, 2020.
Lipitor (atorvastatin)
What is Lipitor?
Lipitor is a prescription medication that’s approved by the FDA to:
Written by Alex Brewer, PharmD, MBA | Medical News Today | September 28, 2020.
The uses and risks of statins What can cause dizziness to occur after sex?
Dizziness after sex does not usually indicate a serious underlying health problem. In most cases, the dizziness is due to overexertion, thirst, or hunger.
Written by Zawn Villines | Medical News Today | August 5, 2020.
Hyperthymesia: What is it? Hyperthymesia: What is it?
Hyperthymesia is an ability that allows people to remember nearly every event of their life with great precision.
Written by Louise Morales-Brown | Medical News Today | June 9, 2020.