Thursday, September 24, 2020

What Your Heart Rate Tells You

Your heart is, essentially, what keeps you alive. Without a heartbeat, there is no you. As for your heart rate itself, there are many...

Conditions That Can Mimic a Heart Attack

If you’ve ever suffered from chest pain, the thought of whether or not you’re in the midst of a heart attack has probably crossed...

How Stress Affects the Heart

As many as 75% of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 report that they are living with some level of stress in...

World Heart Day

The heart is considered to be one of the strongest, hardest working muscles in the body. On average, it beats approximately 115,000 times per...

High Cholesterol and Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

If you suffer from high cholesterol, then you know how important it is to get your cholesterol back down to a healthy level. Cholesterol...

British Columbia Marks Medical Milestone With 500th Heart Transplant

Last week, British Columbia marked a major medical milestone when transplant recipients, their families and healthcare workers gathered together to celebrate the 500th heart...

Hypertension Awareness Month

Keeping your blood pressure stable is key to having good cardiovascular health. That’s why throughout the month of May, Hypertension Canada is raising awareness...

Tobacco’s Impact on Your Health

This year’s focus of World No Tobacco Day, which takes place at the end of May, will be on the impact that tobacco use...

What You Need to Know About Heart Attacks

There are three different categories of risk factors associated with heart attacks. The major risk factors, which cannot be changed, such as age, gender...

Heart Disease and Your Diet

9 in 10 Canadians over the age of 20 have at least one risk factor for heart disease, while 4 in 10 have three...