It’s National Stroke and blood pressure Awareness Month. Melissa talked with Dr. Nicole Swiner about important topics including John Singleton’s death and possible signs to look out for.
Listen as Melissa asks some of the following questions:
What role does blood pressure play in Stroke?
What increases our chances?
What are the signs of the “silent killer”?
How can we help to prevent stoke?
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C. Nicole Swiner, MD
Voted 1 of 10 Best Doctors in NC in 2017, DocSwiner is a family physician, 2-time best-selling author, owner of Swiner Publishing Company, blogger, speaker, wife and mother in Durham. She is also affectionately known as the Superwoman Complex expert and has written 2 books on the topic. She loves taking care of the family as a whole—from the cradle to the grave. Her interests include Minority Health, Women’s Health and Pediatrics. She attended Duke University and went to medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, SC. She’s lived in the Triangle since finishing residency at UNC-Chapel Hill and continues teaching as an Adjunct Associate Professor with the Family Medicine department. When she’s not treating patients at Durham Family Medicine, she’s speaking locally and nationally, blogging, teaching others to self-publish and spending time with her family. Her passion is making medicine “plain” to her patients, so that all people, from all walks of life, can understand how to take better care of themselves and their families. She often blogs, guest blogs and speaks locally and nationally on these and other topics. She is also available as an influencer and brand ambassador, as she’s previously represented Hyundai, prAna clothing, DurhamKnows HIV awareness and BJB Designs on social media. In addition to, DocSwiner curates a monthly subscription box called The Superwoman Survival Kit which promotes self-care and organization for Superwoman Complex Survivors.