Many people could benefit from cardiac rehab. But a new study finds few patients who could benefit use it.
Every heart patient (and every person) needs to exercise. But here’s why it’s critical to find an exercise that’s right for you.
When it comes to heart health, the effort that patients put in to cardiac rehabilitation is returned many times over. Cleveland Clinic’s Section of Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation provides group cardiac rehab classes—which include personalized exercise programs along with education, advice on diet and emotional support—for a variety of cardiac issues. In this video, Chad … Read More
Athletes often advocate high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which involves repeated short bursts of exercise at full capacity punctuated by short rest periods. Now, cardiac rehabilitation experts are using the same technique to help suitable heart patients. The approach is an alternative to moderate aerobic exercise, which has been demonstrated to reduce the risk of mortality … Read More
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Cardiac rehabilitation—which includes a personalized exercise program along with education, advice on diet and emotional support—can serve as a powerful prescription for improved heart health. If you have had cardiac issues and are wondering if you might qualify for a cardiac rehabilitation program, it’s good to keep in mind that there are many conditions beyond … Read More