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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

THE BENEFITS OF SAUNA

People using a sauna 4-7 times per week had a 61% lower risk of stroke

People using a sauna 4-7 times per week had a 61% lower risk of stroke during an average follow-up of 14.9 years compared to people using a sauna once per week according to a study from Finland.

Other studies have found that people using a sauna 4-7 times per week had a 40% lower risk of dying and a 65% lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

SODIUM & POTASSIUM INTAKE

Sodium intake 3-5 g per day plus potassium intake of 4.6 g per day, lowest risk of death

People consuming 3000 to 5000 mg of sodium per day plus a high potassium intake (greater than 4600 mg per day) had the lowest risk of death during an average follow-up of 8.2 years according to data from 103,5700 people from 18 countries.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES

Men who had both mumps and measles as a child were 24% less likely to die from a hemorrhagic stroke

Men who had both mumps and measles as a child were 24% less likely to die from a hemorrhagic stroke (where a blood vessels busts in the brain) during a 19-21 year follow-up than men who did not have either of these diseases according to a study of 43,689 men and 60,147 women aged 40-79 years at baseline.

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CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES

Women who had both mumps & measles as a child were 14% less likely to die from a hemorrhagic stroke

Women who had both mumps and measles as a child were 14% less likely to die from a hemorrhagic stroke (where a blood vessels busts in the brain) during a 19-21 year follow-up than women who did not have either of these diseases according to a study of 43,689 men and 60,147 women aged 40-79 years at baseline.

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Friday, July 05, 2019

LDL AND BLEEDING IN THE BRAIN

LDL of 50-69 mg per deciliter associated with 1.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain

Compared to people with LDL cholesterol levels of 70-99 mg per deciliter, people with LDL levels of 50-69 mg per deciliter have a 1.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain according to a study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University.

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LDL AND BLEEDING IN THE BRAIN

LDL of less than 50 mg per deciliter associated with 2.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain

Compared to people with LDL cholesterol levels of 70-99 mg per deciliter, people with LDL levels of less than 50 mg per deciliter have a 2.7 times greater risk of bleeding in the brain according to a study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University.

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Sunday, June 02, 2019

POTASSIUM

The benefits of consuming more potassium: lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and death

Numerous studies have shown that people who consume more potassium have the following benefits:

  • Lower risk of heart disease
  • Lower risk of stroke
  • Lower risk of cancer
  • Lower risk of death.

The average U.S. adult consumes 2700 mg/day.

The National Academy of Sciences recommends we consume at least 4700 mg per day.

Below is evidence from several studies about the benefits of consuming more potassium.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

CHOCOLATE & STROKE

People consuming most chocolate, 13% less likely to have stroke, 17% less likely hemorrhagic stroke

People consuming the most chocolate were 13% less likely to have a cerebral infarction (stroke), and 17% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke, according to data from six prospective studies.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

People consuming the most chocolate were 17% less likely to have a stroke over 10 years

The one-fourth of people with the highest intake of chocolate were 17% less likely to have a stroke over the next 10 years compared to the one-fourth of people who ate the least according to a study from Sweden.

A meta-analysis of 5 studies found similar results, that people consuming the most chocolate were 19% less likely to have a stroke (of any type) compared to people eating the least, the paper notes.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

EGGS

People eating roughly one egg per day were 28% less likely to die from hemorrhagic stroke

Compared with people who never or rarely ate eggs, people eating roughly one egg per day were 28% less likely to die from hemorrhagic stroke according to a study looking at more than 500,000 people in China.

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EGGS

People eating roughly one egg per day were 26% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke

Compared with people who never or rarely ate eggs, people eating roughly one egg per day were 26% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke according to a study looking at more than 500,000 people in China.

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