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  • Published: 9 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241655511
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $32.99

Heart

An Owner's Guide




Know and care for your body with this information-packed guide to optimising heart health for longevity and wellbeing

Become body literate with Heart: An Owner's Guide, the next book in The Body Literacy Library, an enlightening series that will democratise 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 with the goal of living well and longer. Find out what is the key to a long, healthy life, and what is your own personal cardiac risk.

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

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 everyday, 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 to better understand your body, it might even save your life.

  • Published: 9 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241655511
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $32.99