Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a supervised program that uses
exercise, education, and support to help people recover from a heart attack,
heart surgery, or other heart problems. Cardiac rehab programs are medically
supervised and individually designed based on a person's needs and overall
A rehab program helps people:
Reduce the risk of dying of heart
Reduce cardiac risk factors, such as increased weight,
high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking.
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