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Anxiety and Heart Disease – How Are They Connected?

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It is estimated that over 3 million Canadians over the age of 18 suffer from anxiety disorder, and more than 27 per cent of sufferers reported that the disorder affected their lives, making simple activities and work challenging. But anxiety can cause a slew of health issues, including heart disease. If you suffer from anxiety disorder, it’s important to take steps...

Heartwarming Charity – Hearts for Healthcare

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Heartwarming Charity – Hearts for Healthcare Whether someone has diabetes, heart disease, cancer, kidney disease, or other medical conditions big or small, they all have one need in common – healthcare. It is with the assistance of trained professionals, volunteers, and the community that they can work together to provide facilities and services that will...

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...

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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