Overcoming Hypertension: Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper's Preventive Medicine Program

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Like a time bomb ticking away, hypertension  builds quietly, gradually, placing unbearable strain on  the body until it explodes--in heart attack,  stroke, kidney failure, arterial disease, even death.  But the disease does not have to progress that  way. Here, in the third volume of the highly  acclaimed Preventive Medicine Program,  Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, one of the nations foremost  experts in the field of preventive medicine,  presents a medically sound, reassuringly simple program  that help you lower you blood pressure--and keep  it down, often without drugs. Overcoming  Hypertension gives  you:
--The latest facts on how cholesterol, cigarette  smoking, obesity, and stress affect coronary risk  levels.
--Your high blood pressure  risk profile, with newly devised charts for men  and women.
--A complete fitness  program that lets you choose the sport that works for  you. Plus a unique illustrated guide to  aqua-aerobics.
--Tips on talking to your  doctor that will help you become an active  participant in your own recovery.
--A  guide to anti-hypertensive drugs--the most up-to-date  list of medications, their recommended daily  doses, and ways to minimize side  effects.
--Three distinct dietary programs, complete with  menus, recipes, nutritional charts, healthy cooking  tips, and much more.
--Take  charge of your health and well-being with  Overcoming  Hypertension.
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"Every hypertensive person would benefit from having this book to refer to understanding their problem and learning how to effectively deal with it. Physicians would do well to recommend to their hypertensive patients to facilitate their medical management."--William B. Kannel, M.D., M.PH., professor of medicine and public health, Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine.

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Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, is recognized internationally as the “father of aerobics” and is the leading spokesman for the preventative medicine movement. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and the Harvard University School of Public Health, he introduced the term aerobics to the world with his bestseller Aerobics. Soon after publication of this major work, he founded the Cooper Clinic, the Cooper Aerobics Center, and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas. During his career, Dr. Cooper has authored many books, which have sold more than 30 million copies, including The Aerobics Program for Total Well-BeingAerobics for Women (with Mildred Cooper), The Antioxidant Revolution, Preventing OsteoporosisOvercoming HypertensionKid Fitness, and Controlling Cholesterol.

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