This program covers topics like going back to work, eating well, anxiety, and exercise. It can also help lower your chance of having heart trouble later on.
Taking part in a cardiac rehabilitation program is one of the best ways to quickly and safely go back to your regular life and all the activities you enjoy.
Your healthcare team will arrange your referral to a cardiac rehabilitation program. You’ll start about 6 weeks after you’ve gone home.
The cardiac rehab staff will help you in your recovery as you make changes in your life to manage your heart health.
- It’s important to know what your risk factors are and lower them when you can.
- Healthy changes to your lifestyle will improve your heart health and recovery.
- These changes can seem overwhelming or hard to cope with at first. Try not to be discouraged. Be patient and don’t give up.
You’ll meet and learn from others who are going through the same thing. There’s lots of support and advice for you in the cardiac rehab program.