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December 28, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions are a time-honored tradition that can be both inspiring and discouraging. The results are not always immediate, which can be frustrating. But when you set and meet a resolution, even if it takes time, it is an achievement worth celebrating! Here...

November 20, 2018

The holidays are thought of as a time of joy; a time to gather with family and friends and celebrate. But for some, the holidays are a time of stress and loneliness. Stress is one of the risk factors of stroke, as it can lead to increased blood pressure. During the hol...

October 25, 2018

Last month we talked about shopping smart at the grocery store. This month we tackle eating out. Eating out is fun, but if you’re watching what you eat it can also be very stressful. How can you make healthy choices when you don’t know how food is being prepared?

Here a...

October 1, 2018

When grocery shopping, it can be a challenge to make healthy choices. Nutrition labels can be confusing and there are so many choices! Shopping can be overwhelming and it’s easy to make less than healthy choices if you’re not careful.

Here are some helpful hints for mak...

August 23, 2018

When you have a stroke, your chances of having a second one go up 25% to 35%.  The meds your doctor prescribes will have two purposes: to both increase your good health and to help prevent additional strokes. These two goals go hand in hand, which is why it’s crucial t...

August 9, 2018

Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

You know a recipe is a good one when half the ingredients are vegetables! A diet with lots vegetables can help us reach a healthy weight and maintain it. These foods are also great a source of many vitamins and minerals that our body needs such...

July 27, 2018

 

This question has more than one answer, depending on the type and severity of stroke, but these answers have one thing in common: you can get excellent, quality post-stroke care at Kinston’s premier medical center, UNC Lenoir Health Care. 


Stroke used to be the fourth...

June 20, 2018

Do you need to dump the salt, and stop dumping it all over your food? Most people know that too much sodium can increase your risk of high blood pressure, but did you know that it can increase your risk for stroke too? High blood pressure is a contributing factor to st...

May 25, 2018

If you’re one of the many people whose life has been touched by stroke, you may be familiar with the acronym FAST, used to recognize stroke symptoms. But if you have not had direct experience with stroke, you may not know. This acronym is crucial, because if you think...