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Cardiac Rehabilitation


Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program to help people who have

The goal is to help you return to an active life, and to reduce the risk of further heart problems. A team of specialists will create a plan for you that includes exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress. You will learn how to reduce your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, and diabetes. Being overweight or obese, smoking, and not exercising are other risk factors.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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