Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

Spontaneous (nontraumatic) intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the most dramatic type of stroke being responsible for the majority of mortality and stroke-related disability. ICH survivors seem to be at high risk of major vascular events with an ICH annual recurrence risk varying from 1.3% to 7.4%. While patients and clinicians are mainly concerned with recurrent ICH, ischemic arterial events may be …

Stem Cell – Dementia Treatment

Angie Szumlinski News

Dementia can arise from multiple conditions, and it is characterized by an array of symptoms including problems with memory, attention, communication, and physical coordination. The two most common causes of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease and white matter strokes, which are small strokes that accumulate in the connecting areas of the brain. “It’s a vicious cycle: the two leading causes of …

Shingles Vaccine and Stroke Risk

Angie Szumlinski Studies

The CDC recently released information that seniors receiving the shingles vaccine decrease their risk of stroke by up to 20%! That’s pretty impressive when you figure most strokes occur in seniors versus younger adults and that a simple vaccine may make a difference! What their study showed was: Receiving the shingles vaccine lowered the risk of stroke by about 16% …