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01 Jul 2016... This book is for people who have been to hospital because of a heart condition. It provides information to help you recover and keep your heart healthy. Inside you will find questions to ask your doctor, a recovery checklist, information on cardiac rehabilitation, practical steps for a healthy heart
01 Sep 2021... Heart failureisa condition where your heart isn't pumping blood to the rest of your body as well as it should. If your heart is damaged or not pumping properly, it can become enlarged, weak or stiff. If you suffer from heart failure, your muscles and organs receive less oxygen and nutrients. This can make you feel dizzy and tired. Extra fluid can build up in your body, which can make you feel short of breath and cause swelling in your legs or abdomen.
Heart disease isn't just a men's health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is the top killer of women (and men). The best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and to help prevent it getting worse if it already exists, is to improve or remove the risk factors over which you have some control. This brochure lists the main risk factors and shows the best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease.
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