Winning Against Stroke (PART 2)

People who suffered from stroke may experience any of the following: Weakness or paralysis on one side of their body. The weakness (hemiparesis) and paralysis (hemiplegia) may even affect the whole arm or leg opposite of the damaged brain during stroke. There is stiff and painful muscle spasms Stroke patients find it hard to balance […]

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Winning Against Stroke (PART 1)

Reports have shown that stroke is considered as the third leading cause of disability and death in the US. As of now there are an estimated 4 million Americans suffering from stroke effects. Therefore there are millions of family members such as husbands, wives and children whose lives are affected due to caring for their […]

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How To Manage Heart Failure

Heart failure is caused by a variety of reasons. I may happen due to damage from a prior heart attack, having chronic high blood pressure, developing valve disorders, acquiring infections and even genetic reasons. A weak hear cannot pump adequate blood to meet the body’s needs. This causes a build-up of fluid that always leads […]

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News: Managing Blood Pressure Can Lessen Diabetes Complications

A recent study has shown that lowering blood pressure can greatly lower the risk of many Type 2 diabetes complications. More than 100,000 patients with diabetes were tested on the said study, undergoing 40 trials for data analysis. It was revealed that people with diabetes are more prone and vulnerable to hypertension effects as compared […]

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Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Are you at risk of developing diabetes? Truth is, anyone can develop the disease. In fact, millions of Americans are already diagnosed with diabetes. Unfortunately, some already has diabetes but are unaware of it. In this post ContinuCare Home Health Inc. in San Antonio Texas will let you know your risk when it comes to […]

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Heart Surgery After Care

Did your loved one just undergo an open heart surgery? ContinuCare Homehealth Inc. in San Antonio Texas explains what you can expect after the said ordeal. Here are a few important information to take note of so you can help guide your loved one towards the road to recovery. It is important to set appointment with […]

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What To Expect On Your First Diabetes Check Up

Suffering from diabetes? Scared of that check-up? ContinuCare Home Health Inc. in San Antonio Texas lists down what you should expect at your first visit to the doctor. The doctor will ask you questions to reveal your medical history. He may ask you about your lifestyle, any complications experienced and your previous treatment plan if […]

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How 6,000 Steps Help With A Stroke Survivor’s Health

Studies show that there are approximately 86 million Americans that are suffering from some type of cardiovascular disease or have survived the after-effects of a heart attack or stroke. This is a very alarming rate which needs to be addressed. All is not yet lost. The American Heart Association (AHA) has reported that stroke survivors […]

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What You Need To Know About Stroke Home Care (PART 2)

ContinuCare Home Health Inc in San Antonio Texas continues to list down some things worth remembering when it comes to taking care of a recovering stroke patient. When it comes to diet, it is important for a recovering stroke patient to follow the plan recommended by a speech therapist or dietician. For personal care and […]

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What You Need To Know About Stroke Home Care (PART 1)

ContinuCare Home Health Inc in San Antonio Texas lists down some things worth remembering when it comes to taking care of a recovering stroke patient in a two-part blog post. Patients who recovered from stroke must make a follow-up appointment with their doctor one to two weeks after they got home. Make sure to inform […]

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