Stroke-Free for Life by David, M.D. Wiebers
The Complete Guide to Stroke Prevention and Treatment

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No matter what your age or your family and medicalhistory, you can take steps to prevent debilitatingstrokes. And you can start today.No one plans to have a stroke, but too many people think that avoiding them is impossible. Written by the director of the Stroke Research Center at Mayo Clinic, this book helps you determine your risk for stroke and offers you a personalized prevention program based on your own risk profile.

This book is the first of its kind to offer such thorough information about our nation's #1 disabler and #3 killer. Based on decades of research, Dr. Wiebers shares crucial information you need to know, including:

The six different types of stroke Simple dietary changes that can help prevent stroke Common heart conditions that are little-known stroke risk factors Where to get the best treatment during a stroke

You and your loved ones don't have to live in fear of suffering strokes. This book gives you specific, positive steps to reduce the risk of stroke and to help you lead a more healthy, balanced, and enjoyable life.


About David, M.D. Wiebers

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David Wiebers, M.D., is professor of neurology and chair of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, one of the leading stroke centers in the world. He also directs the Mayo Stroke Center, which manages clinical epidemiological studies involving stroke. He writes and lectures widely on stroke-related topics and has authored four medical textbooks. He also serves as chair of the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States.
Published September 14, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 352 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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