Heart Health

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Class Publishing Ltd, 2009 - Coronary heart disease - 326 pages
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Heart disease can brutally interrupt our happiness and enjoyment of life; coronary heart disease remains the single most common cause of premature death in the UK. In Heart Health, expert cardiologist Dr Graham Jackson takes the reader on a voyage of discovery and explanation in his clearly written and good-humoured text, which explains what heart disease is all about.

This book includes advice on healthy living, giving up smoking, HRT, sex & relationships and much more. This book is all about you and your heart: how to keep your heart healthy, or - if it has been affected by heart disease in some way - how to make it as strong as possible.

 

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Contents

1 How your heart works
1
2 Coronary heart disease
12
3 Angina
81
4 Heart attacks
144
5 Heart failure
169
6 Palpitations
192
7 Valve disease
218
8 Sex and the heart
226
10 Exercise
281
Glossary
297
Appendix 1
305
Appendix 2 Useful addresses and websites
307
Appendix 3 Useful publications
316
Appendix 4 Guideline desirable weight in adults
318
Index
320
Copyright

9 Diet
241

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About the author (2009)

Dr Graham Jackson FESC, FACC, FRCP nbsp;is Honorary Cardiology Consultant, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London. He is a Fellow of both the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology, and Chairman of the Sexual Dysfunction Association.nbsp;

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