Heart: An Owner's Guide (The Body Literacy Library) (Hardcover)

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Heart: An Owner's Guide (The Body Literacy Library) (Hardcover)


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Become body literate with Heart: An Owner's Guide, the next book in The Body Literacy Library, a helpful series that will break down heart health for a new generation of readers.

Heart: An Owner's Guide is an informative, practical, and engaging introduction to all aspects of heart health to live well and longer. Find the key to a long, healthy life and your cardiac risk.

Author Dr Paddy Barrett is an engaging and media-friendly Consultant Cardiologist specializing in preventative health care. He translates medical jargon into simple, straightforward prose, answering frequently asked patient queries, such as Should I take aspirin? Are heart attacks hereditary? Is red wine healthy? And much more.

In this book, you can find:

-Easy-to-follow science and lifestyle advice with simple Q&As. 

-Illustrations with data-driven images that show how certain lifestyle choices impact your health.

-Best tips to help you know how to best care for your body and heart.

-Chapters that outline the vital organ and how it works, risks for heart problems, and what to do to improve heart health. 

From what you should eat (or not) and exercising smarter to why stress is as dangerous as smoking, this hard-working book applies science to the every day, with simple illustrations, checklists, FAQs, and myth busters, all supported by the latest medical research. Heart: An Owner's Guide won't just help you understand your body better.
Dr. Paddy Barrett is a leading consultant cardiologist based in Ireland. Dr. Barrett trained at University College Dublin, Columbia University Medical Center in New York, and The Scripps Translational Science Institute in California. He has worked with NASA to support astronaut training and preparation and for the Headspace App. His work has been featured in The Lancet, Journal of American Cardiology, and the European Heart Journal. He is the founder of The Doctor Paradox and The Dr. Paddy Barrett podcasts.
Product Details ISBN: 9780744092424
ISBN-10: 0744092426
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: The Body Literacy Library