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5 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

5 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Heart disease and stroke are the two leading causes of death globally, accounting for 15.2 million deaths in 2016. (1) In adults aged 45–69, they are also the leading causes of life years lost through disability and deaths worldwide. (2) The good news is that heart...

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How Alcohol Affects Your Brain

How Alcohol Affects Your Brain

Poor memory, slurred speech, impaired coordination. We know that excessive alcohol consumption affects our brain function in the short-term. But how can its impact on the brain potentially lead to stroke? Stroke is an attack on the brain Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)...

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5 Reasons to Reduce Alcohol Intake

5 Reasons to Reduce Alcohol Intake

Reports in the press often give conflicting advice about whether drinking alcohol in moderation is good or bad for you. But one thing’s for certain: Heavy alcohol consumption is a risk factor for all types of stroke. (1) Drinking alcohol raises blood pressure;...

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