From a board-certified cardiologist and American Heart Association spokes-person--a fresh, accessible guide to the “best practices” for optimal heart health--invaluable for patients diagnosed with or aiming to prevent heart disease.
The concept of “best practices” is widely used throughout the sciences and in many businesses. Now, board-certified cardiologist Dr. Sarah Samaan offers the best practices to follow for everyone seeking optimal heart health. Dr. Samaan sees hundreds of cardiac patients each month and, as a spokesperson for the American Heart Association,regularly speaks about cardiac health. Her years of experience, along with the thousands of hours she has spent synthesizing the scientific literature on the very best practices, make this highly readable guide invaluable for the estimated 81 million Americans living with heart disease. Dr. Samaan counsels readers on diet, supplements and alternative medicine, the effects of caffeine and alcohol, managing stress, and much more.