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Warning Signs of Stroke: Our Easy-Reading Guide to Emergency Action
This easy-to-read brochure emphasizes the early warning signs of stroke. It gives readers clear directions for what to do if symptoms are present, including the most important of all: Call 911!
Sex After Stroke: Our Guide to Intimacy After Stroke
This brochure is our guide to intimacy after stroke. Sexual issues are among the most important in recovery, but they can be the hardest for stroke survivors and their partners to discuss. This booklet gives facts about fears and concerns, timing for resuming sexual activity, special physical challenges, sexual positions, alternative ways to make love, and more. Now updated with full-color realistic artwork.
Sex and Heart Disease Brochure
This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
Smoking and Your Risk for Stroke: Our guide to snuffing out a deadly habit
This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
Stroke: Are You at Risk? Our guide to stroke risk factors
This risk-assessment guide will help everyone who reads it learn where to focus their efforts in reducing their risk of stroke. An excellent tool for increasing awareness of risk factors.
About Your Bypass Surgery
This brochure offers bypass patients information and reassurance, explaining in positive terms why surgery is performed and how it works. It takes a careful look at pre-op procedures, the healing process, home recovery, and how exercise will help patients regain strength.
Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke
Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
After Your Heart Attack: Our guide to help you recover
This brochure answers the myriad questions patients have after a heart attack. It provides an overview of why heart attacks occur, and the lasting physical effects. Also includes sections on returning to work, depression, family members? emotions, and reducing risk factors to prevent recurrent events.
Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure
understanding and controlling your high blood pressure
Controlling Your Risk Factors (Spanish/English)
This brochure defines each of the risk factors leading to heart attack or stroke and clearly explains American Heart Association recommendations.