Tag Archives: Stroke

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »

Wilderness survival instructor has a stroke just ONE DAY after undergoing a heart transplant 

Wilderness survival instructor, 35, who was shockingly diagnosed with heart failure during routine check-up suffers a STROKE a day after heart transplant Doctors discovered Jeremy White, 35, from Spokane, Washington, was in end-stage heart failure after routine knee surgery in June 2015 One month later, he had a left ventricle assist device (LVAD) implanted  Blood… Read More »

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

Chances are good that as you go about your daily life, of all the things that might cause you worry, having a stroke is not one of them. Unfortunately, it appears that the likelihood of suffering a stroke could be quite a bit higher than many other potential problems that might be on your mind.… Read More »