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StrokeSmart™ Magazine


March/April 2009
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FEATURES


Rehabilitation & Recovery Improving Bowel and Bladder Function

Problems with bladder and bowel function are common after stroke. There are several ways to help manage incontinence and constipation.


DEPARTMENTS


Mobility

Marching toward recovery: Repetition helps rewire the brain.


Caregiver’s Corner

Coaching helped this wife to continue living her life while taking on the new role of caregiver.


Lifestyle

Maintaining your style and your wardrobe after stroke can be a snap.


Food for Thought

Boost your energy levels with plenty of magnesium and vitamin B12.


Survivor Insight

‘Insights from a Stroke Triumphant,’ Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about the need to balance rest and rehabilitation.


Prevention

‘Mini-strokes’ are a warning sign. Recognize a TIA to be able to take immediate action.


Accessible Travel

Easy access in the Big Easy: Explore historic, beautiful New Orleans.


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