Opting for cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for heart patients. Serious heart conditions like a bypass surgery, stenting or a sudden attack can be quite frightening. And they can have certain long-term effects, as well. With an effective treatment such as cardiac rehab, you can improve the quality of your life without facing any disabilities.
Such treatment plans bring a positive change in your daily routine and habits. It further helps in improving the physical, social, vocational and emotional aspects of your life. Read on to find the many benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation which will help you stay healthy and fit –
- Reduction in Cholesterol Levels – With proper treatment solutions, you will notice a significant reduction if Low Density Lipoprotein or LDL Cholesterol. Cardiac Rehab procedures also include a dedicated exercise routine which helps in increasing the High Density Lipoprotein or HDL Cholesterol.
With a proper exercise program couple with a healthy diet, managing your weight becomes easier along with regulating blood sugar levels. These positive factors further assist in maintaining your blood pressure.
- Change in Health Habits – Regular therapies and sessions efficiently reduce cardiac mortality rate. Daily workout regimes for cardiac patients help in improving and increasing your tolerance for aerobic exercises.
If you have undergone Angioplasty or a surgery, with rehabilitation there will no further requirement of hospitalization. Along with improved cholesterol and blood sugar levels, you will also benefit with significant weight loss and lesser stress.
- Progress in Symptoms – A medically supervised cardiac rehab program prevents symptoms of cardiac arrest or heart failure in patients. It also improves the aspects of myocardial perfusion and myocardial blood flow in patients.
It is now easier to improve your cardiovascular fitness by increasing your daily exercise routine. Such factors will also result in the delayed onset or progression of heart disease symptoms.
Several heart patients opt for cardiac rehabilitation immediately after their discharge as it makes them independent of their disabilities. With a personalized rehab program, you can become physically fit in no time! You can finally be free from the fears cardiac arrest or other such problems.
And an amazing fact is that cardiac rehab exercises can decrease depression and anxiety in patients, as well. Such results are more noticeable when the rehab routine is combined with psychological counseling and stress management sessions.
At ApoKos Rehabilitation, you can turn your life around with a personalized and holistically administered Cardiac Rehab program. Benefit with a tailor made program comprising of thorough assessment of a patient’s co-morbidities and exercise capability.
Dr Anirudh Chirania
Dr Anirudh Chirania is a Consultant Physiatrist with ApoKOS Rehabilitation Hospital, Hyderabad. He is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist for Stroke and Pain Management and has an active experience of over 2 years. He completed his MBBS from IPGMER, Kolkata in 2010, and obtained his DNB (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) from Sambhunath Pandit Hospital, Kolkata in 2015. Dr Anirudh also holds a fellowship in Pain Management from Aesculap Academy.