Cardiac Rehabilitation (cont.)
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Why It Is Done
Cardiac rehab can help you recover from a heart attack or other major heart problem or help improve your quality of life if you have long-term heart disease, such as chronic angina or heart failure. Cardiac rehab can also help you prevent future heart problems if you are at high risk for heart disease or heart attack. Studies have shown that people of any age can benefit from a rehab program, but this is especially true for older adults, women, and people who are at higher risk for developing heart failure. Cardiac rehab can also help you return to work safely and in a timely manner.
You might benefit from cardiac rehab if you:
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