One in Six women WILL get a stroke
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One in Six women WILL get a stroke

Reduce the chances of a cerebrovascular accident happening to you
4.2 (29 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,021 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identify risk factors for a stroke - those they can control and those they cannot
  • Control the controllable, be aware of the others
  • Greatly minimise their chances of a stroke!
Requirements
  • This is very much a course to try and minimise your chances of having a stroke. Therefore participants should have a willingness to learn and if necessary, change.
  • Pass on the tips and ideas, thoughts and stories to elderly relatives and friends - or just remember them for yourself!
  • Appropriate mindset. This course is not a loss leader. It is not a course that will suddenly have a price put on it. The course is free and there is one aim only: to help everyone minimise their chances of suffering from a stroke
  • As there are links given in the lectures you should be able to use the internet - make sure you have anti-virus software that is up to date!
  • Access to a PC
Description

DO NOT ENROL ON THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU HAVE WATCHED THE SAMPLE LESSONS AND ALSO READ THIS COURSE DESCRIPTION. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHETHER THIS IS PAID FOR, A GIFT OR EVEN...FREE. IT STILL TAKES TIME TO WATCH. MAKE SURE YOU REALLY WANT TO DO THIS COURSE. THANK YOU.


THREE SHOCKING STATISTICS!

1. Stroke kills about twice as many women as breast cancer each year. In fact, stroke is the third leading cause of death for women. Stroke also kills more women than men each year. A stroke can leave you permanently disabled

Source: Women's Health

2. Stroke is no friend to women. It kills more women than men and women have more strokes than men.

Source: Stroke Org

3. There are TWO THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND THREE STUDENTS ON THIS COURSE (October 2019) but TWO have finished the course and only THIRTY have done more than 50%

There are MORE risk factors for women than men - but how many are well known? Even if you are aware of the risks do you know how to reduce them?

You have NOTHING to lose in taking this course - and everything to gain. But this course is not just for you but for your family, your friends, your partner, your neighbours - it is for everyone, but especially for women.

What's covered:

  • Weightloss

  • Fitness

  • Nutrition

  • Yoga

  • Risk factors

  • Statins

Let's cut to the chase: the aim of this course is to save your life.

The course includes a workbook:


Chapter 1 What causes TIAs?


  • What is a TIA?

  • Why it is important

  • What are the causes of a TIA?

  • How is a TIA diagnosed?

  • Treatment for a TIA

  • Symptoms of a ministroke

  • Reducing the risk

  • Medication and side effects


Chapter 2 Studies


  • Studies

  • Residual symptoms of a TIA

  • Role of brain imaging in TIA

  • TIA and common mimics


Chapter 3 Return to TIAs


  • TIA facts

  • Symptoms of a stroke

  • How a TIA is diagnosed

  • Therapy


Chapter 4 Stroke quiz


(A link to a site that has a) stroke quiz


Chapter 5 Comments


Comments about TIAs


Chapter 6 Return to risk factors


Risk factors


Chapter 7 Chameleons, panic attacks and TIAs


  • Could the TIA be a panic attack?

  • Anxiety or mini stroke

  • Panic attack v heart attack


Chapter 8 Food


Foods increasing stroke risk


Chapter 9 Dr Malcolm Kendrick


Very interesting extracts from his blog, about strokes


Chapter 10 Risk calculator


Links and explanations about various stroke risk calculators


In conclusion





Who this course is for:
  • YOU, your daughter, your sister, your Mother, your Aunt, your female friends....
  • There is also a lecture that covers men and women - so this course really is for everyone
  • 80-90% of strokes are preventable - make sure you know HOW to prevent a stroke in you and your loved ones
  • Everyone - young, old, male and, especially, female
Course content
Expand all 37 lectures 09:33:23
+ Women & Stroke
29 lectures 08:06:13
Preparation: Education about risk (part 1)
14:22
Preparation: Education about risk (part 2)
19:57
Prevention/Cause: Abdominal obesity
24:40
Prevention/Cause: Depression
21:20
Medication/risk: Warfarin alternatives
06:13
Benchmarks to assess risk/progress: Measurements
15:06
Cause: Afib
19:28
Cause/symptoms: Migraines and auras
21:40
Cause/Symptoms: Gestational diabetes
16:05
Prevention/Cause: Sleep
19:05
Prevention/Cause: Diet
17:12
Prevention: Antioxidants
11:41
Cause: Physical inactivity
11:41
Prevention: Exercise for women (part 1)
23:28
Prevention: Exercise for women (part 2)
25:34
Prevention: Exercise for women (part 3)
19:38
Prevention: Exercise for women (part 4)
13:29
Prevention/Benchmarks to assess progress: Medical tests
10:12
Prevention: Yoga
22:25

This is the concluding lecture. Attached to this lecture is a detailed workbook which concentrates on TIAs and preventive strategies. This is a workbook to be read, reacted to, used and researched. NOT just to skim through. Enjoy!

In conclusion
14:55
A controversial lecture (part 1)
29:46
A controversial lecture (part 2)
19:24
+ A very important extra section
6 lectures 01:00:58
Lecture 1
13:08
Lecture 2
13:17
Lecture 3
17:47
Lecture 4
06:08
Lecture 5
06:00
Lecture 6
04:38