Author(s): John M. Kennedy
From a top cardiologist - learn simple stress-reduction techniques to prevent and reverse the four major kinds of heart disease. "The 15 Minute Heart Cure" shows how stress can harm our cardiovascular system and offers practical, easy ways to dispel stress naturally, without spending a lot of time or money. It explains the stress-heart disease connection for the four major types of heart disease - heart attack, arrythmia, congestive heart failure, and cardiac valve disease - and equips you with the author's proven BREATHE technique to help you stop stress in its tracks. This work teaches the BREATHE (beginning, relaxation, envision, apply, treatment, heal, end) technique to help you heal and protect your heart. It gives you specific stress-reducing breathing and guided imagery exercises you can do anywhere, anytime. It is the first book by a leading cardiologist on the stress-heart disease connection - Dr.
John M. Kennedy, M.D., is the medical director of preventive cardiology and wellness at Marina Del Rey Hospital. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association and speaks regularly on their behalf. He lectures regularly on the subject and has helped companies educate employees on how to manage stress in the workplace. Dr. Kennedy has appeared on the Discovery Channel, KNBC, and other national television and radio outlets. Visit his Web site at the15minuteheartcure.com. Jason Jennings is a bestselling business and leadership author and one of the nation's most in-demand keynote speakers.
Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1 The Heart Cold Facts. 2 B-R-E-A-T-H-E. 3 Treating and Preventing Congestive Heart Failure. 4 Treating and Preventing Heart Attacks. 5 Treating and Preventing Arrhythmias. 6 Treating and Preventing Valve Disease. 7 B-R-E-A-T-H-E for Everyone. 8 Fast Help: Stressed Out and Overloaded. 9 Is Heart Disease Contagious? 10 Stress and Cardiac Zebras. 11 Heart-Warming Stories. Sources. Suggested Reading. Index.