Tag: stroke

CPR – Simple steps to save a life – Animated Explanation Video – Health Sketch

Hello, in this HealthSketch, we want to talk to you about CPR, which stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation We use CPR when someone has collapsed and is not breathing because it can keep people alive until emergency services arrive. Learning these simple life-saving skills is as easy as ABC all you have to remember is the…


Stroke | Nucleus Health

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked. After just a few minutes, the starved brain cells begin to die. Normally, the brain receives blood via two major pairs of arteries, which branch throughout brain tissue, and supply your brain cells with a constant flow of oxygen, glucose, and…


Opinion | Childhood trauma is a public health threat. Our kids deserve better.


Dangers of Dietary Supplement Deregulation


How to Choose the Best Calcium Supplement and Avoid Problems

discussion on calcium supplements I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman and we’re here on Facebook live and this is a great time for us to be talking about calcium supplements as ConsumerLab have just published a major report where we went out and purchased 27 different calcium supplements tested them rigorously and have published our results online…


What is the Optimal Vitamin C Intake?

“What is the Optimal Vitamin C intake?” For many years, the RDA, the recommended daily allowance for vitamins, was just based on preventing deficiency, with a margin of safety, but the miniscule amount of vitamin C, for example, needed to avoid scurvy is not necessarily the ideal intake for optimal health. So what might be…


How to Prevent a Stroke


Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

“Are Calcium Supplements Safe?” In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “Do Not Supplement.” What happened? It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand. Short-term studies had showed that calcium supplementation may drop blood pressures by about a point,…


Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds

“Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds” In the prevention of cardiovascular disease, the consumption of fruits and vegetables is crucial. Yes, preventing the oxidation of cholesterol may be one of the mechanisms by which fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, hyperactivity of platelets is also critically important in the…


Promoting Health and Preventing Disease with Optimal Nutrition

Over the last two centuries, extraordinary progress in medicine, hygiene and technology gave us the gift of living much longer lives than our ancestors. But as things are right now, unfortunately, for many of us, and the people who care for us, living a longer life is less of a gift and more of a…