This lively and informative exploration of the heart offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote.
A prospective cardiologist and former paramedic - as well as one of Germany's most successful science-slammers - von Borstel relates his own experiences to provide a personal insight into the human side of heart medicine while clearly explaining the science behind cardiac disease and healthcare for the heart.
His many tips on how to give your ticker the best chance of enduring for as long as possible include one that will certainly be close to many people's hearts: have more sex! Oh and eat more vegetables....
©2015, 2016 Johannes Hinrich von Borstel, Translation copyright David Shaw (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd