Monday, August 10, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 is Angina?

Angina occurs as a result of the heart not getting enough blood, which manifests in symptoms such as chest pain, nausea, shortness of breath,...