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.
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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