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Excerpt — Healthy Heart Book

A myocardial infarction (MI), also known as a heart attack, can produce many symptoms

When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.

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Negative thoughts can cause increased heart rate, blood pressure, cholesterol, artery wall inflammation and blood clotting

In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.

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Being active benefits the whole body

You know now that being active benefits the whole body and should be a part of everyone’s daily life, regardless of age or medical history.

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