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Symptoms and Causes of Coronary Artery Disease

Posted by Heart Hugger on Jun 20, 2019 7:13:12 AM

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If you recently discovered that you or a loved one is at risk of having or has coronary artery disease, you likely walked out of the doctor’s office with a lot of mixed feelings and confusion. What is coronary artery disease? How could it affect you or your loved one going forward? What needs to change in your life or the life of your loved one to minimize the risks?

Enjoying Exercise After Heart Surgery

Posted by Heart Hugger on Dec 21, 2018 10:29:31 AM

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How much and what kind of exercise you can enjoy after heart surgery depends on how you're feeling and what your doctor feels is safe for you. Everyone is different, and the exercise your physician says is okay for you after heart surgery may not be the same as recommendations you've read online or heard from a friend. Here are a few tips for making sure the activities you participate in after heart surgery are safe for you.