Books, websites, and online support for people who have had heart attacks or have heart disease

Recommended Books & Websites on Heart Health
Books

Heart Attack

  • The Cardiac Recovery Handbook: The Complete Guide to Life After Heart Attack or Heart Surgery
    Paul Kligfield
    Hatherleigh, 2006

  • The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Heart Attacks
    Curtis Rimmerman
    Kaplan, 2009

Heart Disease

  • The First Year: Heart Disease: an Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
    Lawrence D. Chilnick
    Da Capo Press, 2008

  • American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease: Essential Information You and Your Family Need to Know about Having a Healthy Heart
    American Medical Association et al
    Wiley, 2008

  • Living With Coronary Heart Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families
    Jerome E. Granato
    The John Hopkins University Press, 2008

Coping/Personal Stories

  • On Having a Heart Attack: A Medical Memoir
    William O’Rourke
    University of Notre Dame Press, 2004

  • An Arrow Through the Heart: One Woman’s Story of Life, Love, and Surviving a Near-Fatal Heart Attack
    Deborah Daw Heffernan
    Free Press, 2008

  • Taking on Heart Disease
    Larry King and Spotlight Health
    Rodale, 2004

  • Heart Attack! Advice for Patients by Patients
    Kathleen Berra et al
    Yale University Press, 2002

Cookbooks

  • American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd edition
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2006

  • The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 7th edition
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2007

  • American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, 4th edition
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2008

  • American Heart Association One -Dish Meals
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2004

  • American Heart Association Quick and Easy Cookbook
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2001

  • American Heart Association Meals in Minutes
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2000

  • American Heart Association Low-Fat and Luscious Desserts
    American Heart Association
    Clarkson Potter, 2000
  • American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd edition
    American Heart AssociationClarkson Potter, 2006
 Websites

Online Support