Category: Heart and Vascular Health

Frustrated mother rubbing her temples

February 16, 2021

Heed the Warning of a TIA (‘Ministroke’)

A transient ischemic attack should be treated as an emergency.

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Stroke survivor and UNC REX patient Jason Heiser looks forward to new challenges once races resume.

December 24, 2020

His Biggest Obstacle Yet: A Stroke

Thanks to his co-workers’ quick thinking, an active 34-year-old recovers fully from a stroke.

Stroke

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a person shovels a snowy driveway

December 1, 2020

4 Ways to Protect Your Heart This Winter

As the temperatures drop, the rates of heart disease rise. “Heart disease can occur any time of the year, but there is some seasonality to it, and it does increase in the winter months,” says UNC cardiologist Christopher Kelly, MD. Cardiologists don’t know for sure why the winter months are riskier for hearts, but it…

Heart and Vascular Health

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