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Keys to Recovering from a Massive Stroke with Ted Baxter

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Keys to Recovering from a Massive Stroke with Ted Baxter

Strokes are on the rise for those 49 and under, and a fourth of stroke sufferers are under 65. Knowing the right steps to take before and after strokes can have an enormous impact on recovery. These are not only steps for the stroke sufferer, but their loved ones as well. Dr. Terri talks Ted Baxter, author of "Relentless: How A Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better." Ted discusses keys to better stroke recovery based on his own experience, and his work as an advocate for those suffering from stroke and aphasia. These powerful tools help repair mind and body after a stroke. 

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On today's episode:

1:55 - Ted's life before his stroke

6:15 - Aphasia and other challenges of managing life after a stroke

13:30 - The support of family and friends

18:35 - Strategies for regaining mobility and language

21:05 - Why Ted wrote his book, Relentless

ted_baxter_headshot_892419193.jpgTed W. Baxter (MBA, Wharton), was an auditor and management consultant at Price Waterhouse, becoming partner in record time. In April 2005, he experienced a massive ischemic stroke. He’s now an advocate, author, and speaker on strokes, aphasia, inspiration and motivation. He volunteers at health institutions, is involved in philanthropic causes, and lives in Newport Beach. He is the author of: "Relentless: How A Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better" (Greenleaf Book Group Press, July 2018). 

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About Dr. Terri Orbuch:

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is an internationally recognized relationship expert, author, speaker, professor at Oakland University, and research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same couples for almost 3 decades.

Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great” and “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.” Her practical science-based advice has led to being featured in publications in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and TIME magazine, and appearances on The Today Show, MSNBC, The Katie Couric Show, ESPN, HuffPost Live, and CNN.

She writes articles at Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other national outlets; and her relationship segments are aired on Fox-2 Detroit Morning News. She just launched a new video online course called, “How to Find Love in 7 Days: The Science of Finding Love.” Learn more about her at: DrTerriTheLoveDoctor.com.