Did Serene Branson have a stroke on live TV last evening during the Grammys?


by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org And is CBS and perhaps the folks involved in Miss Branson’s care that evening guilty of not knowing the stroke warning signs??  You decide… There are reports from LA circulating that a local reporter , Serene Branson, may have experienced a stroke or “some kind of neurological event” while reporting …

More Research on Stroke-Migraine-PFO Connection


Here’s a quick video replay of a story that came out today on Channel 5 in Boston.  It shows a clear illustration and explanation of how PFO’s are closed and interviews a woman that has had a significant reduction in her migraines after PFO closure “from about 25 migraines in a month to maybe four …

Do you know-stroke?


Know-Stroke May is Stroke Awareness month: Do you know-stroke? May 1,2008 Acknowledging the month of May as “Stroke Awareness Month” offers advocates for stroke awareness, stroke survivors and their families and caregivers an opportunity to educate the public about the devastating and debilitating effects of stroke. I offer this page on my sites today exactly …

A reply to Tedy Bruschi’s “Never Give Up” book


I sent this letter off back in August of 2007.  I’ve been inspired by the recent phone calls and posts that have come in with stories all too similar to mine. Because of these stories, I’m going to begin to fill in the gaps of my stroke story and timeine with the purpose of helping …

Share Your Story


If you have arrived at my blog after searching for information on PFO,stroke,migraines and/or are researching the connection between the heart and the brain, I’d like to hear from you. Please consider sharing your own story, or if you’d prefer to reach me in private I can be contacted using the form below. If you’d …