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  • 61. What is Cardiovascular Disease? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 62. How Do I Address My Concerns About Cardiac Rehab? If you recently experienced a cardiac event or surgery but have not participated in a cardiac rehab program, it?s time to find out why. Cardiac rehabilitation is so important and beneficial, yet fewer than 20 percent of eligible patients participate.
  • 63. What Can I Expect In Cardiac Rehab? Cardiac rehab is designed to be a positive, constructive experience that helps you recover from a heart event or surgery. Find out what to expect.
  • 64. Life After a Heart Attack You had a heart attack. Now what? The American Heart Association wants to help you to go on to live a long, productive life. But having a heart attack does mean you need to make some changes.
  • 65. How Will I Benefit from Cardiac Rehab? Following a diagnosis of heart attack or heart failure, or after a procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery, participating in cardiac rehab is one of the best things you can do for your heart-health.
  • 66. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
  • 67. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 68. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 69. Heart Attack Risk Assessment What is your risk of a heart attack within the next 10 years? Find out with the American Heart Association's Heart Attack Risk Calculator.
  • 70. Acute Myocardial Infarction Toolkit Use American Heart Association tools and resources to empower your patients after a heart attack.


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