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    Cardiac Rehabilitation - How Well It Works

    The many benefits of cardiac rehab include:

    Cardiac rehab can increase the quality of your life by improving your health overall; helping you lose weight, if you need to; reducing depression, stress, and anxiety; and helping to increase your self-esteem.

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    Exercise for Heart Attack Survivors

    Having a heart attack is often a wake-up call to make over your habits, and even adopt new ones. The No. 1 habit you need to put on your to-do list: Exercise. Your doctor has probably already mentioned it. And you know that exercise is good for your whole body and will make your heart (which is a muscle, after all) stronger. There are other benefits, like lowering inflammation and helping your body better use insulin, which controls your blood sugar. Having had a heart attack, you're going to...

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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