(HealthDay News) -- If you've recently had a heart attack,
coronary bypass, heart failure or heart transplant, your doctor may
have recommended cardiac rehabilitation.
The American Council on Exercise mentions these potential
benefits of a cardiac rehab program:
- Fewer cardiac symptoms.
- Improved cardiac function and fitness.
- Improved blood lipid levels.
- Less depression and anxiety.
- Reduced risk of re-hospitalization.
- Support from peers.
Copyright © 2012
HealthDay. All rights reserved.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing. All rights reserved.