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  • Understanding your heart condition and making healthy lifestyle changes can help you look after your heart.
  • Cardiac rehabilitation clinics are offered widely across Australia and can help you to adjust to life with coronary heart disease.
  • Taking medicines as prescribed can help protect the heart and lower the risk of a future heart condition, including a heart attack, surgery or procedure.
  • Following a heart-healthy eating pattern, drinking less alcohol, moving more and quitting smoking are all important parts of living well with a heart condition.
  • If you’re feeling lonely, isolated, worried, or depressed after being diagnosed with a heart condition, talk to your doctor and reach out to friends and family.

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Reviewed on: 02-09-2022