Diagnosis--heart Disease: Answers to Your Questions about Recovery and Lasting Health

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 164 pages
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In a question-and-answer format, Diagnosis: Heart Disease gives all the information you need to know about heart disease. It explains how your body works and what has gone wrong; describes the tests, treatments, and medications you may be prescribed; and shows step by step your road to recovery, as well as preventive measures that can help you live the longest, fullest life possible. "For anyone with a heart, this book is good before, during, and after heart disease....An easy and profitable read."—C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D. "A must read for anyone concerned about themselves or a loved one...a critical resource that can save your life."—Dean Edell, M.D., host of The Dr. Dean Edell Show "[A] book answering a multitude of technical questions in a simple and understandable way....achieves those objectives in a remarkable way."—Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D. M.P.H., Cooper Clinic "Anyone with heart disease will find this invaluable...describes a lifestyle that can be enjoyable and add years of life."—Walter Willett, M.D., Harvard School of Public Health
 

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Using a question-and-answer format, this slim volume seeks to explain the causes and courses of heart disease, describe tests and treatments, and offer advice on lifestyle changes to prevent and ... Read full review

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Wrote it in my note book. Pg 117 bullite points

Contents

How the Heart Works
3
The Many Faces of Heart Disease
9
Chapters Risk and Protective Factors for Heart Disease
19
Diagnostic Tests
39
Major Heart Interventions from Bypass
56
Recovery after a Heart Attack
62
Smoking
71
Stress
85
Exercise
101
Diet
116
Epilogue
139
Appendixes A Glossary
145
B Suggested Reading
149
Sample Medication List
153
Index
155
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About the author (2002)

Gene A. Spiller is the founder and director of the Sphera Foundation in Los Altos, California.

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