Conquering Stroke: How I Fought My Way Back and How You Can Too

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A true story of triumph over tragedy, this book is a must-have guide for anyone affected by stroke.
?William S. Maxfield

"Valerie Greene's courage, persistence, and willingness to search for the healing energies within her have shifted her body, mind, and spirit. Her story is an inspiration to all."
?Donna Eden

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States today and the leading cause of adult disability. Now Valerie Greene, a ...

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Overview

A true story of triumph over tragedy, this book is a must-have guide for anyone affected by stroke.
—William S. Maxfield

"Valerie Greene's courage, persistence, and willingness to search for the healing energies within her have shifted her body, mind, and spirit. Her story is an inspiration to all."
—Donna Eden

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States today and the leading cause of adult disability. Now Valerie Greene, a stroke survivor whose recovery surpassed even the most optimistic expectations, uses her own dramatic, inspiring, and eye-opening story to illustrate and deliver the important practical information you and your loved ones need to prevent, recognize, minimize, and recover from stroke.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470137925
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/18/2008
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Valerie Greene is an Internationally recognized spokesperson for stroke awareness for the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. She is a speaker at special events and conferences and has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox.
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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. The Day My Life Changed Forever.
Resources: Vital Information.

2. Early Warning.
Resources: Risk Factors.

3. Acute Care.
Resources: When the Crisis Is Over: For the Family.

4. Rebirth.
Resources: Exciting "New"Findings.

5. On My Own.
Resources: Homecoming and the Caregiver.

6. Walking.
Resources: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:"The Best-Kept Medical Secret".

7. Letting Go.
Resources: Critical Care for Caregivers.

8. In the Crucible of Change.
Resources: Integrative Medicine.

9. I Find My Voice.
Resources: Strategies for Helping Survivors with Aphasia.

10. From Powerless to Empowering.

Epilogue: Giant Leaps Ahead.

Resources.

Bibliography.

Index.

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