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.