Your thoughts, attitudes, and perceptions are the true keys to optimal wellness, because shifting your thought patterns can rewrite your genetic readout - quoting Dr. Bruce Lipton. (LaBrec, Adelle. How to Reprogram Your DNA for Optimum Health. P 13-14. CA:Think-Outside-the-Book, 2014.)

Controlling your weight is an important way to lower stroke risk. Excess pounds strain the entire circulatory system and can lead to other health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and obstructive sleep apnea. But losing as little as 5% to 10% of your starting weight can lower your blood pressure and other stroke risk factors. (Harvard Medical School: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)