10 Easy Ways to Cut Your Stroke Risk Feeling overwhelmed by everything you need to do to cut your stroke risk? Try these 10 easy tips to get started.

10 easy ways to cut your stroke risk

10 Heart Health Must-Haves Feeling overwhelmed by everything you have to do to keep your heart healthy? Try these 10 simple tips that are easy to fit into your life.

10 Heart Health Must-Haves

5 Heart Healthy Resolutions: Stay on track Are the "healthy heart" resolutions you made this year starting to fizzle? Find out how to stay on track with 5 of the most popular heart healthy resolutions.

5 Heart healthy resolutions: Stay on track

5 Winter Heart Risks Atrial fibrillation doesn't have to prevent you from enjoying winter activities. Find out what you can do to have fun and stay healthy this winter.

5 Winter heart risks

Are You at Risk for Atrial Fibrillation? Are you at risk for atrial fibrillation? Find out if you are at risk for the most common type of irregular heartbeat.

Are you at risk for atrial fibrillation?

Cholesterol treatment: What's in it for me? Ever wondered whether managing your cholesterol was worth all the effort? Find out what's really in it for you.

Cholesterol treatment: What's in it for me?

CRP, cholesterol, and heart disease What is CRP, and how does it relate to cholesterol and heart disease? Should you be tested? Find the answers to these questions and more.

CRP and your cholesterol Talking to your doctor about heart disease What is CRP? What is the CRP test?

Don't Let Silent Stroke Risk Factors Sneak Up on You! Think you're not at risk of a stroke? Think again! You may have "silent" risk factors that you cannot see or feel. Find out whether you could be at risk and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Don't let silent stroke risk factors sneak up on you!

Don't Miss a Dose Medications are a powerful tool in the fight against high blood pressure. But they won't work unless you take them regularly! It's a challenge for most of us, but these tips can make it easier for you to take your medication as directed.

Ask for help to beat high blood pressure

Heart Attack Prevention: Get a Head Start It's never too early to start thinking about how to reduce your risk of a heart attack. Find out how to get a head start on heart attack prevention.

Heart attack prevention: get a head start

Heart Attack Prevention: Options for Women Did you know that women are more likely than men to die after their first heart attack? Learn more about how heart attacks differ between women and men.

Heart attack prevention: options for women

Heart Disease: Lowering Your Risk Having high cholesterol puts you at an increased risk of experiencing heart problems. Find out more about heart disease risk factors and what you can do to lower your risk, such as taking medication and meeting your treatment targets.

How cholesterol medications can help Multiple risk factors for heart disease Reaching your cholesterol targets Staying on your cholesterol medication

Heart Facts: 7 Things You Never Knew What is the link between clean teeth and a healthy heart? Can you really have a broken heart? Find out 7 heart facts you may not have known.

Heart facts: 7 Things you never knew

Heart Health Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. There are some risk factors you can't change, such as family history, age, and ethnicity. However, there are many important risk factors that you can work on: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle. Whatever your age, you can work towards a healthier heart.

Heart attack: Know the symptoms Putting the cuffs on hypertension Stop smoking. Breathe easy. The skinny on cholesterol

Heart-Healthy BBQ and Summertime Tips The sound of a sizzling barbecue can make your mouth water. Find out ways to have a heart-healthy BBQ this summer!

Heart-healthy BBQ and summertime tips

High Blood Pressure: What's New? Each year, Hypertension Canada reviews and updates its hypertension (high blood pressure) management recommendations. As 7 and a half million Canadians live with hypertension, these recommendations can have a significant impact on anyone who has high blood pressure or who is at risk for developing high blood pressure.

What are Hypertension Canada’s recommendations and why are they made? What do the Hypertension Canada recommendations mean to you? What else can I do to help manage my high blood pressure? What's new for the latest recommendations?

Home Testing Kits Wish you could check your blood pressure or cholesterol in the comfort of your own home? You already know that do-it-yourself pregnancy tests are on hand at pharmacies, but did you know they also stock self-testing kits for a range of health conditions? We give you the lowdown on two home kits now available.

Putting the cuffs on hypertension The skinny on cholesterol

How to Prevent a Second Stroke As a stroke survivor, you have a 1 in 10 chance of suffering a second stroke within 5 years. Find out how to tip the odds in your favour.

How to reduce your risk of a second stroke

Keeping the Beat: Living with AFib You can live a healthy life despite having atrial fibrillation! Find out what you can do.

Keeping the beat: Living with AFib

Medications to Help Prevent a Heart Attack Medications can play an important role in heart attack prevention. Find out how medications can reduce the risk of having a heart attack and how to manage your medications so you get the most out of treatment.

Medications to help prevent a heart attack

Menopause Menopause is an important health issue. This health feature offers information about menopause: how to tell if you're entering it, the role of estrogen replacement therapy, and tips on making yourself more comfortable - and staying healthy - as your body adjusts to this new phase.

Staying healthy after menopause

More Time for Your Bucket List? Are you living your life to the fullest? Have you done all the things you wanted to do? Don't let high cholesterol get in your way. Take control of your cholesterol so that you can live a healthy and full life. Find out about how effective cholesterol treatment can let you have more time for things you want to achieve on your bucket list.

More time for your bucket list?

Plant Sterols: Fight Cholesterol Naturally Plant sterols offer a natural approach to lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol. But what are they? Learn more about plant sterols, how they work, and how to use them.

How can I benefit from plant sterols? I am considering plant sterols. What next? What are plant sterols? Where can I find plant sterols?

Recently Diagnosed with AFib? Hearing the doctor tell you that you have atrial fibrillation can be scary. Learn about atrial fibrillation.

Recently diagnosed with AFib?

Reducing the Risk of AFib-related Stroke: Know Your Options If you are at risk of a stroke, your doctor may recommend medication and lifestyle changes. Learn about your options and when to talk to your doctor.

Reducing the risk of stroke related to atrial fibrillation: Know your options

Smoking Cessation Quitting smoking is an important step towards better health, but it's not easy! Fortunately, there are programs and medications to help. Read on to learn more about smoking cessation.

Stop smoking. Breathe easy.

Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation: Are You at Risk? With atrial fibrillation (AFib), the risk of a stroke caused by a blood clot is 3 to 5 times what it would be otherwise, and some people may not even know they have it! Find out if you could be at risk.

Stroke and atrial fibrillation: Are you at risk?

Stroke Risk: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know When you're a caregiver, you want to do everything you can to help the person you're caring for. What if that person is at risk of a stroke? Find out what you can do to help.

Stroke risk: What every caregiver needs to know

The Flu and Medical Conditions People with certain medical conditions are at risk for flu complications. Do you have diabetes, asthma, heart disease, or a weakened immune system? If so, learn more about how to protect yourself from the flu and what to do if you get the flu.

The flu and heart disease

The Heart Attack Prevention Lifestyle A few simple lifestyle changes can help you prevent a heart attack. Learn more about exercise, healthy eating, stress reduction, and other ways to reduce your risk of a heart attack.

The heart attack prevention lifestyle

Turning Down the Pressure Even though you can't feel high blood pressure, it's putting you at risk of health problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure. Find out why it's so important to treat your high blood pressure, how blood pressure medications work, how to find the treatment that's best for you, and how to make sure your treatment gives you the results you need.

Blood pressure: out of sight, out of mind? How does your blood pressure medication work? Is your blood pressure medication working? Which blood pressure treatment is right for you?

Understanding Atherothrombosis It's the new word to know: atherothrombosis. Preventing it can reduce serious health problems including stroke, mini-stroke, heart attack, and peripheral arterial disease. Survivors of conditions caused by atherothrombosis often live with a disability. Find out what it is and what you can do about it.

About atherothrombosis How does atherothrombosis develop? Medications for atherothrombosis Risk factors for atherothrombosis

Work out your heart Getting regular exercise is important, even if you have atrial fibrillation. Learn about ways to build exercise into your life.

Work out your heart

You, your doctor, and your cholesterol levels Are you reaching your cholesterol targets? Find out what cholesterol targets are, why it's so important to reach them, and how you can work with your doctor to reach your targets.

How to reach your cholesterol targets Staying motivated to reach your targets Talking to your doctor about cholesterol targets What do the cholesterol targets mean?

Your cholesterol: Who's in the driver's seat? Are you in charge of your cholesterol? Find out how to get in the driver's seat to set and achieve your cholesterol treatment goals.

Your cholesterol: Who's in the driver's seat?

Your Heart and Summer Fun You can enjoy the festivities and fun of summer despite having atrial fibrillation. Find out what you can do.

Your Heart and Summer Fun

Your Treatment: Making a Commitment Sticking to your cholesterol treatment is one of the most important commitments you can make to your health. Find out why staying with your treatment is so important, and how to make it easier.

How staying with treatment can help you Sticking to treatment: Why it can be hard What you can do to stick with your treatment