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An ageless woman's guide to heart health : your path to lifelong wellness

Author: Elizabeth Jackson
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Spry Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heart disease has long been thought of as a men's issue, when it is actually the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, since 1984, more American women than men have died of heart disease. Are you surprised?. Often at the helm of their family's overall health, diet, and nutrition, a woman and her lifestyle decisions can affect not only her own wellbeing; they can determine the habits of her partner  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Jackson
ISBN: 9781938170225 1938170229
OCLC Number: 846919698
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. With Every Beat; 2. Heart Problems; 3. A Beautiful Rhythm; 4. Not for Men Only; 5. Assessing Your Risk; 6. Under Pressure; 7. The Cholesterol Connection; 8. Diabetes and Your Heart; 9. Smoke-Free for Life; 10. A Change of Heart; 11. Eating for Life; 12. Get Moving; 13. The Stress Factor; 14. Heart Smart at Every Age; Appendix A: Getting Answers; Appendix B: Online Resources; Index; Acknowledgments; About the Author.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Jackson.

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Heart disease has long been thought of as a men's issue, when it is actually the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, since 1984, more American women than men have died of heart disease. Are you surprised?. Often at the helm of their family's overall health, diet, and nutrition, a woman and her lifestyle decisions can affect not only her own wellbeing; they can determine the habits of her partner and children as well.

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"There are many ways in which women's heart problems differ significantly from men's, both functionally and statistically, making this book a welcome and valuable aid for women. With visual appeal, Read more...

 
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