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Loving Your Heart : Learn How to Recognise Your Risk Factors and Reduce Your Chances of Having a Heart Attack - Angela Peris

Loving Your Heart

Learn How to Recognise Your Risk Factors and Reduce Your Chances of Having a Heart Attack

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Published: 1st November 2008
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Loving Your Heart is written for everyone to understand how the heart works, what causes heart disease, how to identify risk factors that contribute towards heart disease with strategies to lessen the prevalence of heart disease and heart attacks and how to look after the heart with Love.

This easy to understand book is your guide to healthy living.

Learn how to identify your risk factors for heart disease to make positive lifestyle changes that suit you, to live a healthy, happy and long life.

Atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, stress, diabetes and physical inactivity can increase your chances of developing heart disease. Heart disease is still claiming many lives in our society. Public education and awareness about heart disease is of paramount importance to bring about change for a better health outcome.

About the Author

Angela Peris, a critical care nurse with over 25 years of experience in the field of cardiology, shares her experience and knowledge in this book. Her passion and enthusiasm is clearly demonstrated in her vision to make a difference in people's lives. With an aim to share her knowledge and spread awareness of heart disease, Angela enjoys promoting health and wellbeing, amongst the people in our society. The primary intention of this book is to help people identify their risk factors and lessen their chances of developing heart disease.

Angela has worked as a critical care specialist nurse in many Intensive & Company Care Units in Sydney. Her experience in clinical work as well as wide range of investigational procedures and treatment modalities in cardiology such as angiograms, angioplasty, stress testing, electrophysiology studies, post cardiac surgery care, cardiac rehabilitation and research gives her a broad knowledge and skill set in this field.

Foreword v
Acknowledgements viii
Introduction x
Chapter 1 - The Human Heart p. 1
Chapter 2 - Risk Factors For Coronary Artery Disease p. 11
Chapter 3 - Coronary Artery Disease p. 53
Chapter 4 - Investigations & Management / Treatment p. 67
Chapter 5 - Lifestyle Modification Strategies p. 77
Appendix 1 - 'Loving your Heart' p.105
Appendix 2 - Meditation to Heal your Heart p.109
References p.113
Peris Cardiac Wellness Centre p.115
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ISBN: 9780980493443
ISBN-10: 0980493447
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st November 2008
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5