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
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 64 pages
- Publisher: John Murray Press
- Publication Date: 17/03/2016
- Category: Family & health
- ISBN: 9781847093844