Nutrition Debt Growth Rate Mirrors Increase in Stroke Rates


More Disturbing US Nutrition Debt and Stroke Risk Stats: Did you know that every day, in the US alone, approximately 5,082 people are diagnosed with diabetes? Or, that 60 to 70 million people are affected by digestive diseases with 21.7 million requiring hospitalization each year?  (GMO Foods??) Learn more about GMO What about the fact […]

A new defensive position for Kris Letang : Stroke Defense


Article by David Dansereau-Know-Stroke.org What type of “D” will be best for Kris Letang following his stroke ? Kris Letang’s recent stroke and press surrounding what may have contributed to it (doctors found a small PFO) are certainly making waves again about PFO closure.  Will he be able to play professional hockey again?  It is […]

Rhode Island Gets “Brain Power” Boost for Neuroscience Research


The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience was recently established at the University of Rhode Island (URI) on November 14, 2013.  This new partnership will help boost the brain power of the  Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) at URI  which gathers researchers and educators from a wide range of disciplines—faculty who work to pose and […]

The Countdown is on for our NEW Know-Stroke.org Members Site


-We are making the final connections- Our KNOW-STROKE.org launch countdown is “Officially” on… Get on our Ezine Subscription List or Get our Updates on our Facebook Page and learn when we flip the switch (or just hang out here if you want to watch the timer!)

Anger following a stroke is “_ _ _ _”.


If you have been told you “seem different” or you noticed a personality change after your stroke, research shows there may be a connection to specific areas of the brain. Depression following a stroke is real but it is too easy to simply assume that everything related to your responses post stroke are because you […]

Statin Drugs and Stroke Prevention: What to Do Now?


by David Dansereau for www. know-stroke.org There were new guidelines announced earlier this week for statin therapy and heart disease /stroke prevention that would by some estimates double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering medications.  Statin drugs are already amongst the most widely prescribed medications in the world. Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN tweeted whether […]

Diet Works to Reduce Stroke Risk and Help Fuel Recovery


The Key is to Protect Young Bright Minds with Proper Nutrition BEFORE a Stroke  A Stroke Prevention Diet Starts Early by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org A revealing diet study in 2010 demonstrated just how big an impact a poor nutritional start can have on our young Bright Minds (Our Kids!).  Those young minds who ate […]

Best Emergency ID for Stroke Survivors


Why I wear an Interactive Road ID The other day I was out for a run with my 11 year old son and we were pushing it a little hard on  hills.  The trail was challenging and was “off the beaten path” a bit and I  suddenly came to the realization (as my heart was […]

“Balance” Wristbands,Bracelets and Sports Necklaces are a Scam


Save Your Money! The only “magical properties” behind the technologies they use are in the marketing and in the way they get you to plunk down $40-$100 or more to promise pain relief, better balance or improved recovery and performance. By David Dansereau  for know-stroke.org Although this is not a new product, I needed to […]