• What Are the Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation?

     
     
    10/26/2014

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    C. Bruce Johnson, reporter and TV news anchor for WUSA-Washington, DC, describes his recovery from a massive heart attack.

    Recent studies have shown that people who attend cardiac rehabilitation are more likely to be alive and well 5 years after their heart event than those who do not.

    Cardiac rehabilitation also improves:

    • Exercise capacity and stamina
    • Quality of life
    • Sense of well-being
    • Adherence to healthy lifestyle changes and medications

    How Can You Find a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program?

    To find a program in your area, visit the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Program Directory.

    SecondsCount thanks the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for contributing this article.