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 […]

Stroke Recovery Webinar


  STILL a FEW Seats Left for the Webinar Tomorrow…. Register Now! Here’s a Few Things I’ll cover on the Webinar:

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 […]

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 […]

Stroke rate increasing among younger people | 6abc.com


CDC reports stroke rate up 37 percent among young people. See this story and video http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/health&id=8815788

“The Doctors” Need to Get it Right on PFO Closure


If you agree with my previous post on PFO Closure and Patient Respect (and how the Doctors got it wrong) please SEND YOUR REMARKS Directly to The Doctors and let them know. Here’s How: http://thedoctorstv.com/main/ask_our_doctors Here was mine: Think you need to do a “do over” on your show on PFO (patent foramen ovale) and […]