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Black Health Library Guide: Stroke

Kirk A. Johnson, LaFayette Singleton

ISBN 157566464X
Publish Date 1/1/2000
Format Paperback
Categories Kensington, Self Help
Currently out of stock

What You Don't Know About Stroke Can Kill You...

Stroke hits African Americans more often than any other community of people in the world, killing thousands annually and leaving countless more victims with full or partial paralysis, brain damage, speech loss, or coma. Despite this very real threat, many in our community lack the knowledge of how to cut their risk of stroke.

Written by and for black American, The Black Health Library Guide to stroke provides important information on why blacks are at greater risk of stroke, how to assess your odds of suffering one, and what you can do to avoid or survive it, including:

  • Essential things to ask your doctor

  • New advances in diagnosis and treatment

  • Diet and exercise programs

    *Recovering from stroke

In addition, there's an extensive list of resources, including top physicians, research hospitals, patient rehabilitation centers—even a handy nutritional guide!

Protect your family, protect yourself, with help from the Black Health Library.

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