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Vaping and Heart Health – How Are They Connected?

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Vaping is a relatively new phenomenon that has been deemed ‘healthier than smoking cigarettes.’ According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, users believe vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking. This, however, is starting to prove false with many stories of users falling ill and suffering from respiratory and heart issues. What is vaping? Vaping...

Heartwarming Charity – World Heart Federation

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Heartwarming Charity – World Heart Federation According to the World Health Organization, about 17.9 million people died from cardiovascular disease in the year 2016. This significant number is a scary reality for many people living across the globe who are either suffering from heart disease, or struggle with other heart problems. It is for this...

Menopause and Heart Disease – Are They Connected?

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As people age, their risk of heart disease increases. Women especially are susceptible to heart related diseases as they get older. According to American Heart Association, more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease. After a woman has gone through menopause, their risk of heart disease increases. Menopause itself does not actually cause cardiovascular issues, however, the risk factors associated with a poor diet, smoking and...

Recovering from a Heart Attack – What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

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In Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada after cancer and the leading cause of hospitalization. The most common form of heart disease is Ischemic Heart Disease, also known as coronary heart disease. Recovering from a heart attack can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. Recovering from a heart attack...
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