Cut out the “Fake Stuff” to Reduce Stroke Risks


Diet Sodas Linked to Increased Stroke Risks in Women Nutrition advice for reducing stroke risks now includes dropping diet sodas and the sugar substitutes commonly found on their labels according to recent research conducted on 81,714 women 50 and older over 12 years. The American Heart Association, which published the study in its journal Stroke, […]

FDA approves Amplatzer


News announcement from FDA you’ll be interested in if you’ve suffered a cryptogenic stroke from a suspected PFO and need more choice for treatment

Body in Balance Principles Help in Recovery


The following is a recent 5 Star Review of Body in Balance on Amazon I’ve adopted the simple diet an exercise principles outline in the book and used them to fuel my obsession to get better. -March 21, 2016 By Eddie This review is from: Body in Balance: Bare Naked Truth on Nutrition Fitness and Food Policies […]

Stroke Recovery Goal Setting Action Guide


In my last post I mentioned my book Body in Balance is a great place to find help with how to create an action plan for achieving your own goals.  I forgot to mention I also have a great free stroke recovery goals setting action guide you can access right away with this instant download.  It is part […]

Body in Balance Book


A Plan to Take Action! Body in Balance-Amazon Best Seller in Preventive Medicine Whether you are recovering from short term illness or are struggling with how to maximize your recovery after a more serious  setback like a stroke, you need a plan to take action.   Before you begin, consider using Body in Balance as a […]

FDA Announces First-Ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee


FDA Announcement on New Patient Engagement Initiative Source FDA Today the FDA is announcing the establishment of the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee (PEAC) to help assure that the needs and experiences of patients are included as part of the FDA’s deliberations on complex issues relating to the regulation of medical devices and their use by patients. While […]

Amplatzer cardiac plug “very promising device” study suggests


Amplatzer Plug Cuts Stroke, Bleeding Risks in AFib According to Study Almost eight years out post pfo closure and the hairs on the back of my neck still stand up when I get an “Amplatzer” Google alert.  I guess it will always be that way until we get better guidelines and follow-up for PFO patients. […]

Home Stroke Rehab Tip from my Smart Moves Webinar


Home Stroke Rehab Tip for Balance Training [Source] How to Restore Balance and Set Smart Goals After a Stroke Webinar This quick stroke recovery tip is from the stroke rehab tools and tricks section of my recent home stroke recovery webinar.  This quick video shows how to use an alternate and affordable safe harness system at home […]

Happy Holidays!


I would  like to wish you all a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year. I’m excited to bring you new resources for a successful online stroke community at know-stroke.org as one of my goals for 2015! Thank you for your support this past year! ps-I am bringing you some snow for a white Christmas (at least on […]