4 out of 5 people who have a stroke suffer from cardiovascular disease.

Timely diagnosis and control of cardiovascular risk factors is a priority objective for prevention of acute stroke. Sleep disorder breathing and inflammatory markers have been identified as risk factors. Functional medicine can teach you the rights and wrongs of nutrition and how to get back to true health and wellness. If you have already suffered a stroke, acupuncture has proven to be effective in treating stroke-caused conditions such as paralysis, depression and speech & swallowing difficulties.