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    Mind Matters: Keeping Depression At Bay

    Keeping an eye on your moods, feelings and thoughts about living with chronic heart failure (CHF) means you're well placed to keep depression at bay.

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    Healthy Lifestyle Strategies

    Older people may be able to improve their cognitive function and brain efficiency by making simple lifestyle changes such as incorporating memory exercise, healthy eating, physical fitness and stress reduction into their daily lives.

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Why Medicate For CAD?

Written by Kate Kellaway

There are several important reasons why medications are used to treat coronary artery disease (CAD).

Most people refer to their medications by their purpose – 'cholesterol tablets' or 'blood pressure pills' – rather than by their actual name, so before we discuss specific medications, let's look at the different reasons for them being prescribed.


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