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StrokeSmart™ Magazine


May/June 2009
TABLE OF CONTENTS

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FEATURES


Dealing with Pain

In most people, pain is a sign that the body is being harmed in some way. That is not always the case with a stroke.


DEPARTMENTS


Mobility

Exercise-based options for toning down spasticity.


Caregiver’s Corner

Survivors and caregivers lose independence here are ways to rebuild it.


Lifestyle

With the help of a support group, stroke survivors gain unity and emotional strength.


Food for Thought

Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E can help reduce pain, swelling.


Survivor Insight

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: Be patient! Give the stroke survivor’s brain enough time for the swelling to go down.


Prevention

High blood pressure is a silent threat. What you don’t know CAN hurt you.


Accessible Travel

Happy campers find relief and retreat at specialized getaways.


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Programs Corner


News You Can Use


Gear & Gadgets


What’s Going On


 

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