Posts Tagged ‘ Stroke ’

Longer Work Hours Increase Risk of Stroke

September 17, 2015
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A new study has found that working more than 55 hours a week “significantly increases your risk of having a stroke”. abc.net.au broke the story this week, citing a study conducted on over 600,000 people over the past 8 and a half years. Key findings of the study included: People working 55 hours a week had a…

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High Salt Intake = Increased Risk of Stroke/CardioVascular Disease

November 25, 2009
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you eat. The study is published online November 25, 2009 in the British Medical Journal.A High Salt Intake Associated With An Increased Risk of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease We already knew that too much salt increases your Blood Pressure, and now a review of the best quality studies conducted in the last 40 years (including a total…

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Is neck manipulation safe (Part I)?

June 17, 2009
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I’m going to be commenting on a couple of articles related to a bit of a fight going on in the UK between the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) and, well, a lot of people who are keen to have a bit of a go at them. The BCA recently sued a journalist for libel after…

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Recent Studies on the Benefits of Coffee

March 2, 2009
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There are some pretty interesting studies coming out on coffee intake at the moment. Now, let’s not get carried away. For every study telling you that it’s better to do more of one things there’s usually another saying you should do less of it. It’s all about balance, and what works for some individuals doesn’t…

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