Blood Pressure Explained Visually

(narrator) Give yourself a birthday present this year – a better chance at having a birthday next year. You may pump up balloons only once a year. But your arteries are under pressure every second. When your heart is pushing blood, that’s the big number. And at rest,that’s the small one. Check your blood pressure every birthday – at home, […]

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure

A RECENT REPORT FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL ESTIMATES 1 IN 3 AMERICAN ADULTS HAS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. BUT THERE ARE THINGS YOU CAN CHANGE TODAY TO GET YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE UNDER CONTROL. DR. DAVID FRID IS A CARDIOLOGIST AT CLEVELAND CLINIC. HE SAYS A LITTLE BIT OF EXERCISE GOES A LONG WAY. “So, a good walk outside could […]

John’s Story: Life After a heart attack

I was having a bike ride in September last year and came home and started having a feeling just here near the right ear, right side of the face, then it sort of moved down, just down to the top of the neck. And then two days later they put in two stents in one of my arteries, which was […]

Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers her five top tips for […]