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Physical activity and your heart
Summary: If you have coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol levels or diabetes or if you are overweight or obese, or have just had heart surgery, your hospital doctor, cardiac nurse or GP may already have advised you to do more physical activity. This booklet explains why physical activity is important for your heart, even if you already have coronary heart disease, how physical activity affects your heart,how much activity you should aim to do, which sorts of activities are best for your heart and how you can safely build up your level of activity.

Also available in the following other languages / formats:
English - Booklet / Leaflet
Language: English
Format: Large Print
Publication Date: January 2013
Download / Order: Available for download (pdf)
Code: HIS1LP
Size: A4
Length: 66 pages
Publisher: British Heart Foundation

Last updated: 20/01/2014