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Science & Research

Cardiac rehabilitation should
be individualised to meet patient needs

Dr Alan Begg explores updated SIGN recommendations on cardiac rehabilitation and strategies that encourage patient engagement in lifestyle risk factor management, psychosocial wellbeing, and behaviour change.

Women's Cardiovascular Health

Exercising regularly, eating well and managing stress have been proven to benefit the heart and vascular system. Taken together we call it lifestyle management, which is particularly vital to your health if you’re at risk for cardiovascular disease.

More than a
stretch: Yoga’s benefits may extend to the heart

Yoga may help lower heart disease risk as much as conventional exercise, such as brisk walking.

Adding stress management
to cardiac rehab cuts new incidents in half

Patients recovering from heart attacks or other heart trouble could cut their risk of another heart incident by half if they incorporate stress management into their treatment, according to research from Duke Health.