Tag Archives: hemorrhagic stroke

What is heat stroke and how to avoid it on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

During the summer, people tend to spend many more hours outside. Sweating will not only removes water from your body, it also removes electrolytes. Keeping hydrated will help you avoid heat exhaustion and the more severe heat stroke. What types of liquids should you drink? Listen in!

Secondary Strokes and tips to prevent them on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Diet, exercise and knowledge are the best tools to prevent a secondary stroke. Being proactive is where it all starts. Listen in to learn more.

What is a Stroke? On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

In the U.S., a person dies of a stroke every 4 minutes. We’ve all heard about strokes and yet many of us don’t really know what they are. Listen to find out about many the risk factors, ailments and symptoms that can lead to a stroke.

Thomas Packer’s story: Stroke & NeuroInterventional Radiology

When Thomas Packer suffered a massive stroke, the effects were debilitating. He was unable to communicate and paralyzed on one side. Fortunately, he lives in Sarasota, Fla., where he was able to access the latest interventions available at Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center. In this educational video, NeuroInterventional Radiologist Daniel Case, MD,  discusses advanced treatment options for those affected by even the most challenging strokes. For more information, visit smh.com/stroke.

Advances in Stroke Treatment – Part 2 of 2 on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

The technique of opening the artery in a blood clot (ischemic)  in the brain turned is showing extremely positive results  – since this past January. By inserting a small catheter into a vein, Dr. Case of Sarasota Memorial Hospital can remove the clot from the brain in certain cases.