Heart Support Tips & Quick Reads

Heart Support Tips & Quick Reads

Women’s Health Week 2022, Commit to Quit.

Did you know that just a few cigarettes a day, social smoking, or exposure to second-hand smoke increases your risk of heart disease? The use of nicotine and tobacco products...

Cardiomyopathy Awareness Week – June 20-26, 2022

      About Cardiomyopathy:Cardiomyopathy is a family of diseases that affect the heart muscle: 'cardio’ means heart, ‘myo’ means muscle and ‘pathy’ means disease. It isn’t a single condition,...

Heart Failure Awareness Week 9-15 May, 2022

Heart failure is a serious chronic condition, but it doesn’t have to stop you from living. You see, Heart Failure doesn’t mean your heart is about to stop. It just...

Connecting to others is Important

After being diagnosed with a heart issue, a lot of people feel like their whole life has been shaken. Whether being diagnosed with an abnormal heart rhythm, cardiovascular disease or...

Cardiac Rehabilitation (Rehab or CR)

Cardiac rehabilitation is an essential program for all heart patients, young and old, working and retired, fit and not active. Scientific research shows that rehab works! What is cardiac rehab? ...

Flu and patients with heart disease

As autumn and winter approaches, it’s time for your annual flu shot. But how does the flu affect patients with heart disease? Yes, the focus right now is to get...

Medications

Don’t forget, it is important that you check with your doctor before making any changes to the medications you take. Your pharmacist can also help you with information about your...

Stress and heart disease

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from a negative situation or demanding circumstances. It can have a major influence upon mood, our sense of well-being, behaviour,...