Take It to Heart: Your Complete Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease - ECW Press

Take It to Heart: Your Complete Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease

Myers, Rob, M.D.

  • Whether you want to prevent a heart attack, reverse existing heart disease, or simply pursue a healthier lifestyle, Take It To Heart will be your personal physician. Dr. Rob Myers provides state-of-the-art scientifically based information in a concise and entertaining format that requires neither a science background to understand nor a medical degree to apply. Humorous and educational, Take It To Heart is the definitive authority on how to live healthier and longer, free of angina and heart disease. Learn:

    *how the heart works
    * about the risk factors for heart disease
    * how to avoid unhealthy fatty foods
    * what blood cholesterol levels should be
    * how to treat high blood pressure
    * how to get the most benefit from alcohol and vitamins
    * what menopause means and much, much more.

    Carefully researched by a leading cardiologist, this book is a must for anyone interested in using preventative medicine and controlling their own cardiac health. Take It To Heart is readable, amusing, and entertaining; it features dozens of clear and useful tables and figures to help the reader.

  • Rob Myers received his medical degree at the University of Manitoba in 1988 and completed postgraduate studies at the University of Toronto and Boston University Medical Center. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology in Canada and the United States and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Cardiology. His sub-specialty training includes echocardiography and coronary care and he has a keen interest in patient education. Dr. Myers is currently a cardiologist at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, the largest academic hospital in Canada. He lives in Toronto with his wife and son.

  • Published: October 1998

    ISBN: 9781550223392

    Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.

    Pages: 170