Stroke

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My Stroke of Insight:
A Brain Scientist's
Personal Journey

Jill Bolte Taylor

The story of a Harvard-trained brain scientist who experienced a massive stroke. My Stroke of Insight is both a valuable recovery guide for anyone touched by a brain injury, and an emotionally stirring testimony that deep internal peace is accessible to anyone, at any time.

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Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition:
Your Road map to Recovery

Peter G. Levine

Stronger After Stroke: Your Road map to Recovery, 2nd Edition by Peter Levine provides simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest level of recovery.

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Rewire Your Brain,Rewire Your Life:
A Handbook for Stroke Survivors & Their Caregivers

Bob Guns PhD

Rework Your Brain, Rewire Your Life:
A Handbook for Stroke Survivors & Their Caregivers by Bob Guns PhD is a handbook for stroke survivors and caregivers. It outlines reasons for hope, characteristics of strong, stroke survivors, the role of powerful Caregivers and much more.

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Living With Stroke:
A Guide for Families

Richard C. Senelick MD

Living with Stroke: A Guide for Families by Richard C. Senelick MD. Strokes are the leading cause of disability in adults and the fourth leading cause of death. trokes do not just affect an individual; they impact everyone who has a relationship with the person who has had a stroke. This valuable guide contains important information for everyone impacted by a loved one who has experienced a stroke.

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STROKE:
The Road to Recovery: A Guide for Survivors & Families

Dr. F. Douglas Prillaman Ed.D.,
Mr. Tom Willett,
Dr. S. James Shafer M.D.,
and Mrs. Eleanor W. Prillaman
M.Ed.

Stroke: The Road to Recovery: A Guide for Survivors & Families by Dr. F. Douglas Prillaman Ed.D. This book, written by a stroke victim and his neurologist, explains the causes, diagnosis and treatment of stroke in plain language.

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After a Stroke: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

Cleo Hutton

After a Stroke: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Cleo Hutton, R.N. With more than 300 tips, this useful guide offers tried and true methods for coping with the aftermath of a stroke. Written by a stroke survivor and nurse, After a Stroke provides ideas, techniques, and exercises to help.

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STROKE

American Stroke Association

Containing a variety of easy to understand information for both the person suffering the stroke and their loved ones.

National Stroke Association

The caregivers and family information site for the National Stroke Association offering multiple resources including an online network for caregivers to connect,share stories,discuss issues and support one another.

The Stroke Connection

An online magazine containing valuable and interesting information. Brought to you by the American Heart/American Stroke Association

Life After A Stroke

A valuable online resource containing information on emotional support, medical management, effects of a stroke, and legal, financial and health care information.

The Stroke Network

Rated as a top 5 stroke information web site by U.S. News & World Report. The purpose of the organization is to provide on line support for stroke survivors and caregivers of adult stroke.

Web M.D.

Web M.D. contains the latest information on diet, prevention and treatment for stroke survivors and their loved ones.