Have better overall health and a better quality of life.
Lower your risk for a heart attack or dying from heart disease.
Recover well after surgery.
Stay out of the hospital.
Manage your symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
Have a heart-healthy lifestyle. This includes being active, eating healthy, losing weight, and not smoking.
Manage other health problems including high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Have more energy.
Feel more hopeful and less depressed, stressed, or worried.
Return to your usual activities, including work.
Resume sexual activity safely.
Get support from your rehab team and other patients in rehab.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology