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Coronary Artery Disease: Helping a Loved One

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Helping with daily activities

If you have a family member or other loved one who has coronary artery disease, you may want to know what you can do to help. Your loved one might need a little help with daily activities like managing medicines or cleaning the house. There are things you can do to help.

Giving emotional support

Connecting to family, friends, and other people is good for your loved one and for his or her heart. Sometimes living with coronary artery disease can feel like too much for one person to handle. But you can help your loved one by providing emotional support. Here are some ways to help.

By providing support, you may find that it brings you closer to each other. It can also make your relationship stronger.

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