American Heart Association

As brain problems increase, experts offer advice to keep yours healthy

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

While statistics show increasing risk for dementia and mental decline, some relatively simple actions may actually keep your brain healthy.

An American Heart Association presidential advisory issued Thursday in the journal Stroke said dementia can be avoided or delayed if people focus on behaviors and factors […]

‘Silent strokes’ found accidentally need treatment, statement says

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS 

Brain scans for issues such as headaches, cognitive problems or dizziness have become more common in recent years. But in searching for a suspected condition, doctors are sometimes finding an unexpected one: silent strokes.

These strokes, which experts estimate affect 8 million to 11 million Americans […]