Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Geezer’

TRANSIENT ATTACK DESERVES SERIOUS ATTENTION

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Q. How serious is a TIA? I heard that they’re really nothing to worry about. A. TIA stands for “transient ischemic attack.” A TIA is an interruption in the flow of blood to a part of your brain. Its symptoms are the same as those of a stroke. A TIA lasts anywhere from minutes to [&hellip
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MANAGING LIFE WITH PARKINSON’S

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Q. Is it true that farmers are more likely to get Parkinson’s disease? A: Although genetics is very important in Parkinson’s disease, many researchers believe that environmental exposures also increase a person’s risk of developing the disease. There are studies that show that farmers and other agricultural workers have an increased risk of getting Parkinson’s. [&hellip
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