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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781847093851

Price: £3.99

ON SALE: 17th March 2016

Genre: Health & Personal Development

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) still the leading cause of death in the UK – heart attacks kill about 88,000 people a year – around one person every six minutes Despite these sobering statistics, a heart attack isn’t a death sentence, thanks to improved treatments and increased awareness. This short. Reassuring book shows how combining drugs and lifestyle changes can help you survive – and prevent – heart attacks. Topics include:
· The anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
· Risk factors for heart attack
· Causes of heart attacks
· Symptoms in men, women, and the elderly
· Why rapid treatment helps you survive
· Prognosis and the prospects of living a normal life
· How you and the doctor can increase the chances of survival