If you recently had a heart attack, it can be scary to think about taking a jog or hitting the gym. By taking it slow and setting realistic goals, you can return to high-intensity exercise after a heart attack.
After a heart attack, use an active social hobby like dancing to complement a program of aerobic exercise in the form of swimming, walking, running or biking.
You’re on the road to recovery when you leave the hospital after a heart attack. But that doesn’t mean you’re fine. Find out how key follow-up care can cut your risk of readmission.
A study confirms a major concern of cardiologists – after a heart attack lots of patients stop taking or misuse lifesaving cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about exercising after a heart attack.
If you undergo heart surgery, your cardiologist will probably recommend a cardiac rehabilitation program as part of your recovery process — and you definitely should sign up.
Exercise benefits people of all ages, and those with heart conditions are no exception. Adapted from The American Council on Exercise’s top 10 list of reasons seniors should exercise, here are the top five: 1. Optimize heart health Regular, cardiovascular exercise combined with a healthy diet helps prevent heart disease. But you can still benefit … Read More