Decreased severity of
angina and decreased need for medicines to control
Reduced need for hospital stays because of heart problems.
Costs for doctor visits and hospital stays are reduced for those who
participate in cardiac rehab. Visits to the emergency room are also
stress, depression, and anxiety.
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
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March 12, 2014
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