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Resources to help you navigate life with a heart condition
It’s normal to feel worried or isolated when you’re diagnosed with a heart condition. But with the right support and guidance, you can live life to the full.
Your Heart Toolkit is a collection of resources to help you understand your condition, improve your health and manage your symptoms.
Download the full Toolkit, or choose the individual resources you’re interested in by clicking the links below.
Download Heart Toolkit
Atrial Fibrillation (PDF)
Heart Attack: A Guide to your Recovery (PDF)
Living With Angina (PDF)
Living With Heart Failure (PDF)
Living With High Blood Pressure (PDF)
How To Make The Most Of A Visit To Your Doctor (PDF)
Driving with a Medical Condition (PDF)
Work and Financial Support (PDF)
Air Travel (PDF)
Holiday Information (PDF)
Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken Heart Syndrome) (PDF)
Understanding the Need for Changes After a Heart Attack (PDF)
Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke (PDF)
Healthy Eating (PDF)
Healthy Weight (PDF)
Mental Wellbeing (PDF)
Physical Activity (PDF)
Stopping Smoking (PDF)
Tiredness and Fatigue (PDF)
Type 2 Diabetes (PDF)
If you would like to order a printed copy of any of these resources, you can order these free of charge in Scotland. Please use our online order form to complete your order.
In addition to our helpful resources, there are lots of other ways we can support you to live life to the full with a heart condition.
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