Learning that you have a heart condition is a major event in your life. It can have a significant effect on you socially, physically and emotionally.
As you recover from a heart incident, you will gradually resume daily activities such as household chores, work and travel. Everyone is different and recovery varies from person to person.
Exactly when do you go from having risk factors to having heart disease? Here is some information on the tests a doctor uses to diagnose heart disease.
If you have a heart condition you may need to have a procedure to correct it, or have a device implanted.
Heart surgery can correct problems with the heart if other treatments haven’t worked or can’t be used.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a program of exercise and information sessions to help you get back on your feet again after a heart attack, heart surgery or procedure.