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The women's concise guide to a healthier heart

Author: Karen J Carlson; Stephanie A Eisenstat; Terra Diane Ziporyn
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The book lays out in plain English what we currently know about preventing, recognizing, and living with a heart problem. Does an aspirin a day prevent heart disease in women? Does moderate alcohol consumption help or hurt? What about weight gain in middle age? Estrogen replacement therapy? Weight-loss drugs? These are the kinds of everyday, life-and-death questions that are addressed specifically for women in this  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen J Carlson; Stephanie A Eisenstat; Terra Diane Ziporyn
ISBN: 0674954831 9780674954830 067495484X 9780674954847
OCLC Number: 36909391
Description: 136 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Angina pectoris --
Arrhythmia --
Coronary artery disease --
Heart failure --
Heart valve disorders --
Diabetes --
High blood pressure --
High cholesterol --
Obesity --
Stroke --
Alcohol use --
Diet --
Estrogen replacement therapy --
Exercise --
Quitting smoking --
Stress reduction --
Weight control.
Responsibility: Karen J. Carlson, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, Terra Ziporyn.

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"The book lays out in plain English what we currently know about preventing, recognizing, and living with a heart problem. Does an aspirin a day prevent heart disease in women? Does moderate alcohol consumption help or hurt? What about weight gain in middle age? Estrogen replacement therapy? Weight-loss drugs? These are the kinds of everyday, life-and-death questions that are addressed specifically for women in this concise guide. It considers questions of cholesterol and diabetes, stress and anxiety, diet and smoking. It explores diagnostic procedures and surgeries and explains their differing reliability and benefits for women and men."--Jacket.

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