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The Women"s Guide to Fighting Heart Disease

Richard Helfant

The Women"s Guide to Fighting Heart Disease

by Richard Helfant

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Perigee Trade .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7472132M
ISBN 100399521410
ISBN 109780399521416
OCLC/WorldCa30074319

Get this from a library! From the heart: a woman's guide to living well with heart disease. [Kathy Kastan] -- Presents a guide for women who suffer or have suffered from heart disease, focusing on the emotional strain and repercussions that occur when faced with the disease.   Heart disease poses the greatest health threat that women in the United States face: One in every three women will die from it each year. But that doesn't have to be the case. Heart disease is not an inevitable part of growing older. In fact, if you reach the age of 50 without developing the major risk factors for heart disease, you can live your entire life without it, and your chances of.

  A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease: Heart disease is still perceived as a “man’s disease,” and men’s symptoms are taken more seriously. This gender gap in the treatment and management of heart disease and stroke translates into faster, better treatment for men than for 5/5. by Carolyn Thomas ♥ @HeartSisters ♥ Febru February is Heart Month, so here’s a Heart Month bonus for you! You can now read the full transcript of Chapter 1 of “ A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease “ (Johns Hopkins University Press, November ). I’m thrilled to say that my book is already in its second printing of both hardcover and paperback editions.

This elegant book is a unique addition to women's health books and a necessary read for women and the people who care about them." — Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, Director, The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease. Get this from a library! From the heart: a woman's guide to living well with heart disease. [Kathy Kastan] -- A guide for women dealing with the emotional repercussions of heart disease addresses such issues as regaining a strong self-image, grappling with fears, and learning to trust the body again.


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The Women"s Guide to Fighting Heart Disease by Richard Helfant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Every woman living with heart disease should have this book by her bedside. It's a pragmatic personal story that weaves medically sound commentary from cardio experts.

There are also many resources. One most valuable is women a coalition of women living with heart disease with the guidance of a /5(18).

InTHE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION launched the national Go Red For Women campaign to increase awareness about women's risk for heart disease and to share their cutting-edge knowledge about how the signs of heart disease and heart attack differ between women /5(8).

In this revised edition of the originally published, highly successful guide to women's heart health, an internationally renowned cardiologist, Dr. Pashkow, and a survivor of open heart surgery, Charlotte Libov, cover every aspect of heart care, heart surgery, and the prevention of heart disease/5(3).

Equal parts memoir about a misdiagnosed heart attack, guide to the predictable stages of heart disease—from grief to resilience—and patient-friendly translation of important science-based findings on women's unique heart issues, this book is an essential read.

"[A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease] gives women the knowledge they need to become their own advocates in a health care system that continues to be weighted against them." Foreword Reviews. 11/01/ Thomas (creator of the Heart Sisters blog) is a graduate of the patient advocacy training program at the Mayo : Johns Hopkins University Press.

The Smart Woman's Guide to Heart Health by Dr. Sarah Samaan MD FACC Brown Books Publishers Reviewed by Dr. Joseph S. Maresca The book contains many details on how to maintain a good diet. The author notes that 85% of heart disease is preventable.

A heart friendly diet reduces cardiac risk by 60%. A 30 minute per day exercise regimen is recommended5/5(7). “With the insight, skill, practical expertise and compassion of a true healer, Dr. Steinbaum helps women understand that imbalances of the heart—the feeling, emotional core of the being—are the secret cause of heart disease.

This revolutionary and remarkable book is a must for every woman /5(32). American Heart Association Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health: The Go Red for Women Way to Well-Being & Vitality by American Heart Association ().

Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease by Dean B. Andropoulos, Stephen A. Stayer, Isobel A. Russell and Emad B. Mossad (). Excess weight can lead to conditions that increase your chances of developing heart disease — including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. One way to see if your weight is healthy is to calculate your body mass index (BMI), which uses your height and weight to determine whether you have a healthy or unhealthy percentage of body fat.

Category: A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease ISCHEMIA study: that blockage isn’t a time bomb in your chest Novem December 8, ~ Carolyn Thomas ~ 7 Comments.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under the title: Women, take heart. "A Perigee book." Includes index. "A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease" is a must read for anyone living with the disease, knows someone who has heart disease, or any patient navigating a health care system.

This book includes medical research, stories from Thomas's own journey with heart disease, as well as anecdotes from others who have had similar experiences/5(17). Generally, heart disease treatment in women and in men is similar.

Treatment may include medications, angioplasty and stenting, or coronary bypass surgery. Angioplasty and stenting, commonly used treatments for heart attack, are effective for both men and women.

heart disease in women—and it can be hard to keep track of it all. In this updated edition of “The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women,” we have put together all of this new knowledge in one easy-to-use handbook.

This guide is part of The Heart Truth, a national public awareness campaign for women about heartFile Size: 2MB. Get this from a library. A woman's guide to living with heart disease.

[Carolyn Thomas] -- "Soon after she recovered from a major heart attack, public relations specialist Carolyn Thomas turned her talents to learning and blogging about heart disease in women--and, now, to writing a book.

“Not only are women more likely to have a different quality of pain when compared to men, women are even more likely to suffer complications from heart blockages.” But don’t despair. Even if you feel stressed, heart disease isn’t inevitable.

Laman shares three simple tips to keep your heart healthy for years to come. “A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease is an important, much-needed book that sheds light on a host of topics directly impacting women’s heart health. “Some of theses vital topics are: recognizing early signs of a heart attack in women.

By quitting smoking, controlling high blood pressure, lowering high blood cholesterol and high blood sugar levels, and losing extra pounds, many people can substantially reduce the risk of developing atherosclerosis, a disease that can block arteries and lead to a heart attack or stroke.

by Carolyn Thomas ♥ @HeartSisters. It’s been quite the ride since my book was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in.

When it was launched, “ A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease ” became Amazon’s #1 New Release in the Medicine/Public Health category.

The book is now in its second printing, and reviews have been truly wonderful – with one notable. Say No to Heart Disease book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Using food to eliminate chances of a heart attack or stroke Eati /5(10). Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women worldwide.

Yet most people are still unaware that heart disease is not just a man's problem. Carolyn Thomas, a heart attack survivor herself, is on a mission to educate women about their heart health. Based on her popular Heart Sisters blog, which has attracted more than 10 million views from readers in countries, A Woman's Guide .Buy a cheap copy of From the Heart: A Woman's Guide to book by Kathy Kastan.

After undergoing emergency bypass surgery at age forty-two, Kathy Kastan found her world shifting in unexpected ways. Everything-her sense of well being, her Free shipping over $/5(5).The cholesterol-rich plaque that builds up on the walls of heart arteries-- and that leads to coronary heart disease and heart attacks-- starts to form in early childhood and builds over a lifetime.