Stroke can devastate mental and physical well-being, but lifestyle changes, combined with medication, can reduce your risk of further stroke by 80 percent. This easy-follow, expert guide includes advice on how to make the most of medical treatment and maximise your chance of full recovery after stroke.
- Why and how a stroke may happen
- Risk factors and prevention
- Key warning symptoms
- Diagnosis and treatment
- Rehabilitation and living a full life
- Advice for carers
Mark Greener spent a decade in biomedical research before joining MIMS magazine for GPs in 1989. Since then he has written on health and biology for magazines worldwide for patients, health-care professionals and scientists. He is a member of the Royal Society of Biology and is the author of 21 books, including The Heart Attack Survival Guide and The Holistic Health Handbook, both also published by Sheldon Press.