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How is cardiac rehabilitation used to treat heart failure?

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Cardiac rehabilitation is a program to help you exercise safely and keep up a heart-healthy lifestyle. It usually includes workouts that are designed just for you, education, and tips to lower your chance of heart trouble, like quitting smoking or changing your diet.

Cardiac rehab also offers emotional support. You can meet others like you who can help you stay on track.

SOURCES:

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

National Institutes of Health: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

International Journal of clinical Practice : “Ivabradine -- the first selective sinus node If channel inhibitor in the treatment of stable angina.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Heart Failure Society of America: "Learn More About Heart Failure."

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

National Institutes of Health: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

International Journal of clinical Practice : “Ivabradine -- the first selective sinus node If channel inhibitor in the treatment of stable angina.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 6, 2019

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