Persistence pays off in cardiac rehabilitation

Published: June, 2010

At home or away, a rehab program can do wonders for your heart.

When cardiovascular disease rears its head, protecting your heart assumes extra importance and urgency. But so many threads are needed to weave a blanket of protection that it's easy to get tangled up or lose hold of what you need to do. A rehabilitation program, commonly called cardiac rehab, can help. Think of it as one-stop shopping for all your cardiovascular needs, from getting more exercise and learning about your medications to adopting a more healthful diet and easing stress.

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