Take care of your heart and it will take care of you! Let the American Heart Association show you how -- in this complete, up-to-the-minute owner's manual from the country's most respected authority on the heart. No matter what your year, make, or model -- male, female, young, or old -- here is everything you need to know. Learn how to:
Evaluate your personal risk factors
Recognize signs and symptoms of heart disease and stroke -- what they are, what they mean, what to do
Fuel up on heart-healthy nutrition and keep your motor humming with physical activity
Clear the air and stop smoking for good
Eliminate excess weight with a low-fat, low-calorie eating plan that works
Manage emotions that may be damaging your health
Seek emergency help -- when, where, and how.
Discover what to do in the event of an emergency, how to be a good medical consumer, what to expect from diagnostic and treatment procedures, and more. Develop the habits of heart-healthy behavior with the book that could save your life.
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The AHA is a nonprofit organization that—for nearly one hundred years—has funded cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease research and educated consumers on healthy living.