By Diane Daniel, American Heart Association News After surviving a stroke in 2014, Patrick Wright now goes to the gym regularly and follows a healthy diet. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Ates) Patrick Wright was back home after ringing in the new year with family and friends at his grandmother’s house. Around 2:30 a.m., he woke
As seen in Austin Fit Magazine: The Austin Heart & Stroke Walk is back this year to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and promote a culture of physical health and mental well-being. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No.
If there’s one good thing that can be said of strokes, it’s this: The vast majority of them don’t need to happen. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes and working with health care practitioners to control stroke risk factors. Researchers have identified numerous steps people can take to lower