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Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies By James M. Rippe

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The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heart disease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritative advice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart disease and its treatment.

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Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies by James M. Rippe

The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heart disease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritative advice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart disease and its treatment. This resource covers new ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of heart disease, the latest medications, updated diet and exercise plans, the lowdown on recognizing the risk factors and warning signs of a heart attack, determining if you have heart disease, distinguishing between angina, heart attack, and stroke, and much more. It is projected that by the year 2020, heart disease will be the leading cause of death throughout the world. As the magnitude of cardiovascular diseases continue to accelerate globally, the pressing need for increased awareness and a stronger, more focused national and international response has become more important than ever. Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies tackles this vital subject with compassion and authority, outlining the steps you can take to help ensure you don't become just another statistic. * Helps you find the right doctor and handle a managed care plan * Covers all thirteen types of heart disease and discusses the key differences that may determine their progression and treatment * Illustrates how simple changes in diet may be enough to prevent heart disease * Shows how you can reverse some of the effects of heart disease through exercise If you're suffering from or are at risk of heart disease or love someone who is Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies empowers you to take control of heart health and get on a path to a longer, healthier life.

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About James M. Rippe


James M. Rippe, MD, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School with post graduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently the Founder and Director of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute and Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida.

Table of Contents


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease 5 Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Heart Health 7 Chapter 2: Understanding the Onset and Outcomes of Heart Disease 15 Chapter 3: Are You at Risk of Heart Disease? How to Turn That Risk Around 39 Part II: Taking Basic Steps to Heart Health 51 Chapter 4: Forming a Partnership with Your Doctor for the Best Heart Care 53 Chapter 5: Embracing a Healthy Diet and Active Lifestyle 65 Chapter 6: Tapping the Power of the Mind/Body Connection 89 Chapter 7: Taking a Family Approach to Preventing Heart Disease 101 Part III: Tackling Key Health Risks for Heart Disease 111 Chapter 8: Combating High Blood Pressure 113 Chapter 9: Managing Bad (and Good) Cholesterol 129 Chapter 10: Managing Your Weight to Lower Your Risk 143 Chapter 11: Quitting Smoking 157 Part IV: Treating Heart Disease 169 Chapter 12: Modern Medical Arsenal: Rx Weapons for Heart Disease 171 Chapter 13: The 411 on Invasive and Surgical Procedures 189 Chapter 14: Exploring Complementary Therapies 201 Chapter 15: Taking Back Your Life after a Heart Event 213 Part V: Heart-Healthy Recipes 225 Chapter 16: Heart-Healthy Breakfasts 227 Chapter 17: Heart-Healthy Lunches 243 Chapter 18: Heart-Healthy Dinners 263 Chapter 19: Snacks, Starters, and Desserts 287 Part VI: The Part of Tens 299 Chapter 20: Ten Differences in Heart Disease between Women and Men 301 Chapter 21: Ten Cardiac Symptoms You Shouldn t Ignore 307 Chapter 22: Ten Heart Tests to Consider or Avoid 311 Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Involving Your Family in a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle 317 Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 323 Index 325

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GOR007465957
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies by James M. Rippe
James M. Rippe
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2015-01-16
360
1118944232
9781118944233
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