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  • 101. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... themes emerged and suggested that the men were struggling to maintain their prior lives: ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 102. Working My Way Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Working My-Way-Back/

  • 103. Lisa Satchfield inspires Start Training... that Start Training is an important part of her life because I want to be an example for other stroke survivors and show that there is life after stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Lisa-Satchfield-inspires- tart-Training_UCM_460651_Article.jsp

  • 104. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... Better quality of life. ... What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 105. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... But after nine months, he retired to be Lisha's full-time ... I eat, breathe and live for taking care of Lisha ... to get her back to a normal life walking and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 106. Keep a Good Spirit! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Keep-a- ood-Spirit/

  • 107. Sex and Heart Disease... Updated:Aug 30,2016. Is sex safe for heart disease patients? Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sex-and-Heart-Disease_UCM_436414_Article.jsp

  • 108. Life's Simple 7 | Quit Smoking... and stroke, and improve your quality of life. ... is an important risk factor for stroke, especially for ... After 20 minutes: Your blood pressure and heart rate ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Lifes-Simple-7-Quit-Smoking_UCM_453598_Article.jsp

  • 109. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death ... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. ... must be given relatively quickly after heart attack ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. Revisiting PT After 15 Years - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Revisitin -PT-After-15-Years/

  • 111. Sex and Heart Disease: Life After Diagnosis - Go Red for ...... I want to live healthy ... with a healthy sex life is key to improving your quality of life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20, Tia Timpson ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-and-heart-disease/

  • 112. SWA Health Fair Kits... more. Let's Talk About Stroke Fact Sheets - these sheets include information on stroke prevention and life after stroke. My ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/SWA-Health-Fair-Kits_UCM_32 712_Article.jsp

  • 113. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 114. Profiles of Adolescent Survival - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Profile -in-Adolescent-Survival/

  • 115. The Golden Generation - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/The-Gol en-Generation/

  • 116. Ischemic Strokes (Clots)... View a detailed animation of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes occur as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/IschemicClots/Ischemic-Strokes-Clots_UCM_310939_Article.jsp

  • 117. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 118. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 119. There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones - Stroke ...... so that they can see in his example what a contribution they make in patients' lives.. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/There-A e-No-Accidents-Even-Cerebrovascular-Ones/

  • 120. When the Cause is Unknown - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/When-the- ause-is-Unknown/

  • 121. Impact of Stroke (Stroke statistics)... year, in part because women live longer. ... the overall annual incidence of stroke in US ... 15 years), with approximately half being hemorrhagic strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Impact-of- troke-Stroke-statistics_UCM_310728_Article.jsp

  • 122. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... I want to be an inspiration to others and show them that they can change their lives.. Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/

  • 123. A Story From the Heart |... She is now 70 years old and lives on her own ... carry your healthy habits into this next stage of life? ... just as I had my routine colonoscopy after I turned ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/articles/vida-saludable a-story-from-the-heart/

  • 124. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... to turn for rehabilitation and support after a stroke ... its first-ever Guidelines for Stroke Rehabilitation and ... big impact on survivors' quality of life, so the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 125. Pediatric Stroke Resources... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals and ... Psychological Issues after Pediatric Stroke: What to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/Pediatric-Stroke-Resources_UCM_310945_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 126. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/

  • 127. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 128. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 129. Because of My Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Because of-My-Stroke/

  • 130. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/

  • 131. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Stroke- n-Adolescents/

  • 132. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/News/

  • 133. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/

  • 134. Communication... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Communication/

  • 135. Chronic pain common after stroke... Chronic pain common after stroke. ... a second stroke, about 10 percent of stroke survivors developed ... and people with more severe strokes, those who ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Chronic-pain-comm n-after-stroke_UCM_451187_Article.jsp

  • 136. American Heart Association Spotlight... together we can help build healthier lives, free of ... LIVE PRESENTATIONS. ... Reducing Readmission after Heart Failure: An Evidence Based Approach. ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/spotlight.jsp

  • 137. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 138. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 139. Cumulative Effect - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Cumulat ve-Effect/

  • 140. High Blood Pressure is a Clue - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/High-Bl od-Pressure-is-a-Clue/

  • 141. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 142. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 143. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/

  • 144. Hand-in-Glove Rehab - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Hand-in Glove-Rehab/

  • 145. 2017 FAST Treatment Video... treatment may make the difference between life and death or ... 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/FASTVideo/2017-FAST-Video-and-Treatment_UCM_493177_Article.jsp sp

  • 146. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 147. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 148. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Survival-Journeys/

  • 149. Help Your Patients Make the Connection... A stroke nearly took Mark Moore's life, but his wife Brenda knew the questions to ask to get the care he needed. ... After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Help-Your-Patients- ake-the-Connection/index.php?utm_campaign=stroke_connection&utm_content=fall2017-flyer&utm_medium=link&utm_source=phd&cp=7&si=30 nt=fall2017-flyer&utm_medium=link&utm_source=phd&cp=7&si=30

  • 150. Powerful People Emma Jolley, Caregiver |... use profanity or say derogatory things, but after the stroke ... There was no life for me outside my home and it ... gave her only six months to live, but that ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/articles/powerful-peopl -emma-jolley-caregiver/



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