Mind Your Heart (Paperback)

A Mind/Body Approach to Stress Management, Exercise, and Nutrition for Heart Health

By Herbert Benson, Aggie Casey, Ann MacDonald

Free Press, 9780743237024, 352pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2004

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Description

Prevent, Control, and Manage Heart Disease with This Personalized Mind/Body Program.
Based on the innovative Cardiac Wellness Program at the world-renowned Mind/Body Medical Institute, founded by pioneering physician and researcher Herbert Benson, M.D., Mind Your Heart offers a balanced and holistic approach to heart health that combines lifestyle changes with cutting-edge medical procedures. With this program, you can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol, lose weight, increase physical fitness, and help prevent and manage heart disease.


About the Author

Herbert Benson, MD, is the Mind Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. He is the author of the mega-bestselling book, The Relaxation Response, as well as ten other trade books. His groundbreaking work established the modern field of mind body medicine. Dr. Benson is the Director Emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Aggie Casey, M.S., R.N., is the Director and Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Cardiac Wellness Program. She is also a Researcher and the Clinical Director of Affiliate Cardiac Programs at the Mind/Body Medical Institute and an Associate in Medicine, Harvard Medical School.


Praise For Mind Your Heart: A Mind/Body Approach to Stress Management, Exercise, and Nutrition for Heart Health

Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and Inner Peace for Busy People Mind Your Heart is the definitive guide to heart-healthy living. Wise, accessible, informative, and practical, this book is the lifesaver you've been looking for.

Mehmet Oz, M.D. Director, Cardiovascular Institute, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Mind Your Heart elegantly reveals that heart disease is not just a mechanical obstacle but also a biochemical and spiritual challenge. In modern society, we have gravitated to quick-fix cures, but Mind Your Heart sketches a truer path to wellness and outlines a blueprint for sustained recovery of health.

Bernie Siegel, M.D. author of Love, Medicine & Miracles and Help Me to Heal An easy-to-read resource for people dealing with heart disease who are ready to begin to participate in their own health.

Larry Dossey, M.D. author of Healing Beyond the Body, Reinventing Medicine and Healing Words Mind Your Heart is a comprehensive, no-nonsense plan for better heart-healthiness. The wisdom in this book will extend -- and save -- many lives.