On average, every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Strokes are responsible for 6.7% of U.S. deaths each year. Stroke is also the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Strokes can occur at ANY age. In fact, nearly 25% of strokes occur in people under the age of 65. Stroke death rates are higher for African Americans than for whites, even at younger ages. The most important risk factor for stroke-high blood pressure. Call and talk to a medical case manager today: 866-978-2573.
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
Chronic lower respiratory diseases affect the lungs. they are responsible for 5.1% of U.S. deaths. The most deadly of these is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which makes it difficult to breathe. COPD includes conditions like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Smoking is the main cause of COPD. Smokers are 12 times as likely to die of COPD as those who have never smoked. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis also are strongly associated with lung cancer. Stem Cell treatment protocols for COPD are available. http://pdf.nuehealth.com/stem-cell-questions-for-providers/
Maybe surprising to some, accidents account for only 4.4% of deaths each year. The top types of accidents are motor vehicle traffic accidents, poisoning, and falls. Have a medical need after an accident? Call Nuehealth 866-978-2573.
Many people may be surprised to see Diabetes this high up on a list of this sort. But, it's attributed to 3% of all U.S. deaths. Diabetes reeks havoc with the body with complications that include heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney disease, neuropathy and amputation. Closely linked with obesity, Type 2 Diabetes can be controlled (and sometimes completely disappear) simply by getting control of your weight. http://patients.nuehealth.com/weight-loss
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