hidden Heart Survivor Takes Steps to Be Healthy for Good

Heart Survivor Takes Steps to Be Healthy for Good

October 19, 2014, started out just like any other day for me.  I headed to the gym as I did every Sunday at 8am. While working out, all seemed well until I started to feel dizziness, blurry vision, nausea, rapid heartbeat and was sweating profusely. Thankfully, a gym employee noticed I was in distress and called 911. Unaware


Surviving the Holidays After Stroke

By Patricia Raya, Guest Blogger, Stroke Survivor The holidays are around the corner. While these occasions are meant to be filled with joy and happiness with family and friends, sometimes they become a bit stressful and can cause anxiety. Often there is a lot of pressure to have the perfect holiday. For the person affected


Advice For Caregivers Of Stroke Patients

A stroke survivor’s family is often the most important source of long-term support during recovery and rehabilitation. Surviving a stroke is typically a trying experience for both survivors and caregivers. Some strokes produce personality changes that may be harmful to relationships. If you are a caregiver, taking care of yourself is equally as important as