Anemia In Pregnancy

Anemia in Pregnancy; Signs to Watch For   Pregnancy is such an exciting and special time, especially after a long struggle with infertility. It is as important to take good care of yourself and your baby during pregnancy, as it was to care for your fertility health prior to conception. Pregnant women can be at […]

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Problems After A Stroke

By Heidi Moawad, MD | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Updated June 19, 2016 When you go to the doctor after a stroke you have a checklist of problems to discuss- leg weakness, pain, blurred vision or arm tingling. But you might also experience some less stereotypical stroke effects that you are be embarrassed to […]

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What Is A Mini Stroke Or TIA

By Jose Vega MD, PhD | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Updated June 21,2017. A mini stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), is a brief stroke that improves on its own. A mini stroke is characterized by neurological symptoms that can range from mild to severe and may involve physical impairment or […]

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Stroke VS Dementia

Stroke and dementia are two neurological conditions that have several overlapping features. It can be hard to tell the difference between a stroke and dementia. If you have questions about the similarities and distinctions between dementia and stroke, here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about stroke vs. dementia. Differences between stroke […]

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CAD -Coronary Artery Disease

BASICS Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up in the walls of the coronary arteries (the vessels that supply blood to the heart muscle). These plaques can gradually obstruct the artery, or they can suddenly rupture, causing a more acute obstruction. Because the heart muscle requires a continuous supply of oxygen […]

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