Effects of Cardiac Rehab on Family

The patient’s family plays a vital part in the rehabilitation process. One of the most important factors in the patient’s recovery is family involvement and support. What are the possible effects of disability on the family? Family members are affected by the patient’s disability, and, many times, become co-managers of the patient’s care. They may […]

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Heart Failure Signs Every Woman Should Know

Heart failure occurs when something damages the heart muscle or lessens its ability to pump effectively, the Harvard Heart Letter, published in September 2016 says. It’s important to note, that while “faulty heart valves,” or pre-existing conditions like high blood pressure and genetic disease may also be to blame – for women, unlike men, heart […]

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Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Month.  A federally designated event to remind Americans to focus on their heart health and encourage families, friends, and communities to learn more about how to protect their health and be healthy. One in 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of one death every 38 seconds. In fact, cardiovascular diseases, including […]

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