Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • What foods can I eat?
  • What activities should I avoid?
  • What kind of exercise is okay, and how much?
  • What can I do to keep this from happening again?
  • Just how healthy am I now?

Recovering from a heart event can be a frightening and confusing time for you and your family, a time when you probably have more questions than answers. Uncertainty over such questions can cause unnecessary anxiety and even delay your return to an active and enjoyable lifestyle.

So, whether you’re recovering from surgery or have been diagnosed with heart disease, there’s good reason to contact St. John Medical Center’s “Take Heart” Cardiac Rehabilitation program.

Are You At Risk?

Take this Risk Factor Quiz to determine if you or a loved one are at risk for a cardiac event.

Contact Us

Please contact your physician for a referral, or our cardiac rehab coordinator at 360-414-7384 for more information.