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The Sheldon Short Guide to Heart Attacks, Paperback / softback Book

The Sheldon Short Guide to Heart Attacks Paperback / softback

Description

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

Information

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