Facing Heart Disease is for anyone whose life is affected by this diagnosis. Written by leading physicians in their fields, Facing Heart Disease combines top-tier medical information and compassionate counsel on heart disease, with a caring approach to the emotional aspects of living with cardiac conditions. This book provides easily readable and trustworthy information; it is divided into chapters that ask and answer pertinent questions about heart disease and its medical, surgical, and psychiatric care. A glossary of terms and tables is provided to inform readers (e.g., about nutrition, diet, exercise, and risk-reduction); online resources and references are also provided. Each of the chapters have selected references and internet resources as well as illustrations and photographs.