What You Might Not Know About Afib (Atrial Fibrillation)


Know All Your Risks- Check Out Our Latest Know Stroke Podcast where we spotlight Afib and a new technology that is using voice to save lives! Listen to This Episode Now! As we close out September, you might not know it is also Afib Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is the most common irregular heartbeat …

Meet Ralph Preston: Founder of Stroke Buddies


Know Stroke Podcast Episode 31 Interview with Ralph Preston Founder of Stroke Buddies Know Stroke Podcast Episode 31-Ralph Preston Listen to Ralph’s Podcast Episode on Know Stroke Show Co-Hosts Michael Garrow & David Dansereau About our Guest: After a stroke in his 50’s, Ralph Preston leveraged years of professional video experience to continue to do …

Know Stroke Podcast in “Top 5” on Health Podcast Network


Thanks all for supporting us and listening to our show last week! Your interest and support are why we continue to “move the stroke elephant” and push forward with our mission to better support education in life after stroke. Our transition into the Health Podcast Network is now complete and I’m glad to post here …

It’s Hot! Tips to Know and Avoid Heat Stroke


Listen to this Know Stroke Podcast Episode on Heat Stroke Learn More! On Our Latest Podcast: We discuss heat stroke and knowing the warning signs: • Throbbing headache• Dizziness and light-headedness• Lack of sweating despite the heat• Red, hot, and dry skin• Muscle weakness or cramps• Nausea and vomiting• Rapid heartbeat, which may be either …

At this moment of realizing you are having a stroke, we all have this one thing in common


In this post: A spotlight on Hailey Bieber’s “mini”stroke (TIA or transient ischemic attack) and PFO Closure. What is this condition and what caused her stroke? In her video, “telling my story” Hailey shares: What were her stroke warning signs, acting FAST, her stroke score, testing and diagnosis (bubble echo study, and trans cranial doppler), …

Know Stroke Podcast : That’s a Wrap for 2021!


Thank you! What a fun successful first year of the Know Stroke Podcast!  Thanks to Our Know Stroke Podcast 2021 Guests and Listeners! We’d like to thank all of our great guests that were gracious to trust and work with us to make this year possible. Thank you to: Caroline Goggin @7NewsBoston (also the welcome …

Interview with Dr. Carolyn Brown, Founder of StrokeOT


Dr Brown first assisted us with the Next Step Forward Program back in May 2020. Dr Brown is a clinically certified occupational therapist with over 25 years experience in neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation and is the founder of StrokeOT.org

Under Pressure?


David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org Stroke prevention begins with knowing your blood pressure and keeping your other body systems tuned up as well.  What matters for stroke prevention is that you don’t ignore regular routine maintenance. The gauge on your car’s dashboard may tell you if your car’s tire pressure is off, but the human body has …

Bright Minds Still at Risk by Not Knowing about All Stroke Warning Signs


  I just posted an update on our EnableUs blog about the importance of knowing the stroke warning signs and early stroke education.  https://www.enable4us.com The post was in response to new data from the American Heart/Stroke Association’s  Stroke Journal Report  (released October 26th) which revealed nearly one in three young adults in the US still …

Next Step Forward


Register for Week 5! This week we will be putting all the lessons of our previous sessions together to complete your plan. Prepare to take the Next Step Forward on your stroke recovery journey with Team Enable.Us ! Register for Week 5-Keep Moving Forward About the Program Sessions: Session 1:  Finding Your “Why” -Course Introduction Getting …