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Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies.

Author: James M Rippe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heart disease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritative advice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies includes the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Rippe
ISBN: 9781118944233 1118944232
OCLC Number: 941397157
Description: 360 s
Contents: Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease 5 Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Heart Health 7 Chapter 2: Understanding the Onset and Outcomes of Heart Disease 15 Chapter 3: Are You at Risk of Heart Disease? How to Turn That Risk Around 39 Part II: Taking Basic Steps to Heart Health 51 Chapter 4: Forming a Partnership with Your Doctor for the Best Heart Care 53 Chapter 5: Embracing a Healthy Diet and Active Lifestyle 65 Chapter 6: Tapping the Power of the Mind/Body Connection 89 Chapter 7: Taking a Family Approach to Preventing Heart Disease 101 Part III: Tackling Key Health Risks for Heart Disease 111 Chapter 8: Combating High Blood Pressure 113 Chapter 9: Managing Bad (and Good) Cholesterol 129 Chapter 10: Managing Your Weight to Lower Your Risk 143 Chapter 11: Quitting Smoking 157 Part IV: Treating Heart Disease 169 Chapter 12: Modern Medical Arsenal: Rx Weapons for Heart Disease 171 Chapter 13: The 411 on Invasive and Surgical Procedures 189 Chapter 14: Exploring Complementary Therapies 201 Chapter 15: Taking Back Your Life after a Heart Event 213 Part V: Heart-Healthy Recipes 225 Chapter 16: Heart-Healthy Breakfasts 227 Chapter 17: Heart-Healthy Lunches 243 Chapter 18: Heart-Healthy Dinners 263 Chapter 19: Snacks, Starters, and Desserts 287 Part VI: The Part of Tens 299 Chapter 20: Ten Differences in Heart Disease between Women and Men 301 Chapter 21: Ten Cardiac Symptoms You Shouldn t Ignore 307 Chapter 22: Ten Heart Tests to Consider or Avoid 311 Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Involving Your Family in a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle 317 Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 323 Index 325


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