The Resource Heart owner's handbook, Texas Heart Institute ; foreword by Denton A. Cooley

Heart owner's handbook, Texas Heart Institute ; foreword by Denton A. Cooley

Label
Heart owner's handbook
Title
Heart owner's handbook
Statement of responsibility
Texas Heart Institute ; foreword by Denton A. Cooley
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most respected cardiovascular research and education facilities in the world brings you everything you need to know about achieving and maintaining a healthy heart and lifestyle. This clearly written, practical guide puts you on the road to heart-smart, good health today - and keeps you on it tomorrow. Begin by taking the Institute's simple test to evaluate your heart's health and identify your individual risk factors. Then, use the easy-to-follow, step-by-step programs to improve your overall health, while significantly reducing your risk of heart disease
Dewey number
616.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC672
LC item number
.T49 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Heart owner's handbook, Texas Heart Institute ; foreword by Denton A. Cooley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-388) and index
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Contents
  • Foreword / Denton A. Cooley -- Ch. 1. How Healthy Is Your Heart? -- Ch. 2. Exercise and Physical Fitness -- Ch. 3. Good Nutrition -- Ch. 4. Weight Control -- Ch. 5. No More Smoking and Tobacco -- Ch. 6. Moderate or No Drinking and No Illegal Drugs -- Ch. 7. Stress -- Ch. 8. Hypertension -- Ch. 9. Cholesterol and Triglycerides -- Ch. 10. Diabetes -- Ch. 11. Gender -- Ch. 12. Age -- Ch. 13. Genetic Factors -- Ch. 14. Getting Your Program Started and Keeping Yourself Going -- Ch. 15. Achieving Physical Fitness -- Ch. 16. Controlling Your Weight -- Ch. 17. Quitting Smoking -- Ch. 18. Managing Stress -- Ch. 19. Basic Tips -- Ch. 20. Heart-Healthy Recipes -- Ch. 21. What to Do If You Think Someone Is Having a Heart Attack -- Ch. 22. How to Choose and Work with Your Doctor -- Ch. 23. The Cardiovascular System -- Ch. 24. The Symptoms of Heart Disease -- Ch. 25. Congenital Heart Disease -- Ch. 26. Diseases of the Heart Muscle -- Ch. 27. Arrhythmias
  • Ch. 28. Diseases of the Heart Valves -- Ch. 29. Coronary Artery Disease, Angina, and Heart Attacks -- Ch. 30. Diseases of the Peripheral Arteries and Veins -- Ch. 31. Heart Failure -- Ch. 32. Diagnosing Heart Diseases -- Ch. 33. Heart Surgery -- Ch. 34. Recovering from Heart Surgery or Heart Disease -- Appendix Resources for More Information
Control code
000011878549
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 396 p.
Isbn
9780471044208
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95033694
Other physical details
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System control number
  • C01108301883
  • (OCoLC)33131739

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