If you have heart failure, a change in lifestyle can make all the difference. Learn how cardiac rehabilitation gets you stronger and healthier from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at noon (ET).
Every year, doctors advise thousands of patients to enroll in cardiac rehabilitation programs. And every year, thousands of patients ignore them. This turns out to be a bad idea.
Can you push a heart patient too hard? A recent article in the Wall Street Journal revealed that a major American medical center is encouraging some recovering heart attack patients to do what is called “high-intensity interval training” (HIIT).