Healing the Broken Brain

Leading Experts Answer 100 Questions About Stroke Recovery
Narrated by: Dr. Mike Dow, David Dow
Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
Categories: Health & Wellness
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Publisher's Summary

If you're interested in listening to this audiobook, it likely means you or someone you love has had a stroke. Dealing with the onslaught of information about stroke can be confusing and overwhelming. And if you happen to be a stroke survivor with newly impaired language skills, it can be especially hard to comprehend everything your doctors, nurses, and specialists are telling you.

This audiobook consists of the top 100 questions that survivors and their families ask, with answers from the top physicians and therapists in the country. The questions start out basic but then get more specific to address different areas of recovery. And, for stroke survivors still struggling with reading comprehension, or for family members who are simply too tired to read long passages, there are takeaway points at the end of each chapter to help simplify everything.

Includes answers to frequently asked questions such as:

  • What is a stroke, and who is at risk for one?
  • What is the best diet for a stroke survivor?
  • How does group therapy compare to individual therapy?
  • What should a stroke survivor look for in a therapist?
  • How long will it take to recover, and how can stroke survivors maximize their recovery?
  • What can someone do to prevent having another stroke?

In this audiobook you'll gain a wealth of information, inspiration, advice, and support as you navigate your journey through stroke recovery.

©2017 Hay House (P)2017 Hay House

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Excellent book - great structure and effective format and pace

I bought and listened to this book while recovering from brain surgery to remove a tumor. While I technically didn’t have a stroke, I was experiencing similar issues. I found this book informative, engaging, and motivational.

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Wonderfully written and narrated, rich source of important information for stroke survivors and their families

Such an important book for stroke survivors and family members. Our young, healthy son suffered a hemorrhagic stroke and we were completely unprepared...We listened to the audible version and will be purchasing a hard copy to refer back to as well.

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So informative and filled with hope!

I will be recommending this book to all my stroke patients and their family members.

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Excellent

Have read many books or I should say have started many books on stroke recovery since my 49 year old husbands stroke. I now have bought this for many others in hard copy & am listening to the audible book again. Very informative and inspiring.

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VERY INFORMATIVE, EASY READ FOR ME WITH MY BROKEN BRAIN. VERY GOOD TIPS FOR REHAB.

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Invaluable information for stroke support

My partner recently had a stroke. I found this book incredibly helpful in helping me understand what happened to her, and how I can best support her. Highly recommended!

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great teamwork brothers. amazing story and helpful resource by an entire family who loves the star of the book .. the stroke survivor.