“I have the heart of a 20 year old,” says BC senior, Margaret Rees after overcoming high blood pressure and revitalizing her health. Read her story here.
While your chance of having a heart attack may be higher if it runs in your family, a number of lifestyle factors at play in the development of cardiovascular disease are actually well within our control.
Considering the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Canada, and the dangers of it, people are urged to do everything possible to promote heart health.
Women’s health programs are often most effective when care is tailored to specific stages of life. Beyond the teens it is often helpful to think of healthcare needs in terms of decades – matching care to address common complaints seen in the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and beyond.
The following guidelines are designed to help men understand key health issues at each stage of life and the impact that aging will have on their health.
Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.
“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.
Is there an alternative to Warfarin for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation? Question and Answer session with Cardiologist, Dr. Brett Heilbron.
The most important risk factor for death and disability is Hypertension. The World Health Organization chose Hypertension as the theme for World Health Day 2013
Starting in August, Dr. Brett Heilbron and Dr. Saul Isserow will be providing cardiology services to Copeman Healthcare clients in Vancouver.