Monday, August 10, 2020

Early Prevention of Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, Dr. Ali Ghahary says early prevention is key. While heart disease can and does run in families,...

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...

Heart Disease

According to data gathered by the Public Health Agency of Canada, approximately 2.5 million Canadians over the age of 20 currently live with heart...

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...

Could the Flu Increase the Risk of a Heart Attack?

According to a recent study, having the flu and other respiratory viruses could increase the risk of heart attack. Toronto scientist, Dr. Jeff Kwong, who...

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...

Sporting Events Linked to Spikes in Blood Pressure, Anxiety

High-stakes match-ups happen in sports all the time – from the NHL’s Stanley Cup to the CFL’s Grey Cup, and grand slam tennis. Now,...

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...

Heart Disease Risk Higher in Women

As many as 2.4 million Canadians over the age of 20 live with heart disease. Of those 2.4 million cases, heart disease accounts for...

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...