Dr Boon Lim

Keeping Your Heart Healthy
  • Keeping Your Heart Healthy

  • 'A well-written discussion by a world-renowned cardiologist on how the heart functions. More importantly, it is a simple and concise book that charts your course to a healthy heart' Dr James R. Doty, M.D.


    Worried about your heart health but unsure where to start?

    One of the world's leading cardiologists, Dr Boon Lim, has created the go-to guide to keeping your heart in good shape for optimum health.

    This concise accessible book covers everything you need to know about improving and maintaining your heart health. From hypertension, cholesterol and inherited cardiac conditions, to chest pain, fainting and stress, Dr Lim draws on his years of knowledge and expertise to offer practical, easy-to-follow advice on:

    · How your heart works
    · High blood pressure and bad cholesterol
    · Heart attack and chest pain
    · Rhythm disorders
    · Fainting
    · Eating and exercising for a healthy heart
    · Striking the balance between stress and rest
    · Holistic heart health

    If you're experiencing heart problems, have high blood pressure or cholesterol, or think you or a loved one might be at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, this book will provide step-by-step tips on how to prevent and reduce heart issues by exercising more, being mindful of your nutrition and diet, and by making smarter, healthier lifestyle choices.

    This is the ultimate guide to your heart: how it works, when it struggles, what it needs to work optimally and how you can shape your lifestyle to keep it ticking for a long time.

    Part of the Penguin Life Experts series.

Dr Boon Lim is a Consultant Cardiologist based at Imperial College London and Hammersmith Hospital, a major cardiac tertiary hospital and one of the largest specialist cardiac units in London. He is recognised as a leader in the fields of syncope and arrhythmias, often giving lectures to both patients and doctors, nationally and internationally. Boon was voted by his peers at Top Doctor of the Year in 2018 and 2019. He is one of the creators of www.stopfainting.com, he writes a blog and posts videos on his website, and he was part of the BBC's Second Opinion Surgery.

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