Tag Archives: stroke

AHA News: Younger Stroke Survivors More At Risk For Anxiety

TUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Anxiety is more than twice as common in younger stroke survivors, especially those who show symptoms of depression, than in older patients, according to a new study that recommends routine mental health screenings for survivors of all ages. Anxiety is common after stroke and transient ischemic… Read More »

Fitness affects stroke risk

(Reuters Health) – Low fitness levels have long been tied to higher risk for heart problems. Now researchers say men’s cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to their risk for stroke as well. Researchers in Norway followed 2,014 middle-aged men for more than 20 years. Those who were unfit for the whole study period, or who started… Read More »