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Heart & Stroke
Heart disease is any disease or condition of the heart including coronary, hypertensive or congenital disease, heart failure, valve, rhythm or conduction disorders, infections of the heart and cardiomyopathy. The following resources provide more information about heart disease.
This book provides the reader with proven programs to bring cholesterol levels under control quickly and effectively. It presents research on exercise, diet, medication, and complementary methods for your body.
The "Go Red For Women" way to well-being and vitality.
A doctor and his wife share their 8-step cardiac comeback plan to get your life back after a heart crisis.
Local Organizations
Heart and Stroke Foundation - York Region South Office
9251 Yonge Street, Suite 204
Richmond Hill L4C 9T3
Phone: 905.709.4899
This book includes easy to follow recipes and outlines strategies that will improve your health, help you lose weight and lower your bad cholesterol.
Everybody knows that high cholesterol is something to be concerned about. But what does it really mean when your doctor tells you that your cholesterol levels are high, and what should you do about it? If you're worried about your cholesterol, here's your chance to get the answers you need from a top expert at Harvard Medical School.
Leading cardiologist and renowned researcher, Dr. Cannon highlights the latest developments in every area of heart disease from heart-saving devices of the future to diet, behaviour and lifestyle modifications.
Strong Women, Strong Hearts  (616.1205082 NEL)
a comprehensive, practical and empowering guide for women who want to take charge of their heart health.
Includes the latest research to help or prevent heart disease and heart healthy versions of your favourite recipes.
The Heart-Mind Connection  (616.12 TIN )
The authors identify eight emotions or perceptions that can be linked with damage to the cardiovascular system. "Heart-Mind Conspirators" include depression, anxiety, anger and hostility, social isolation, chronic life stress, acute life stress, panic attacks and disturbances in daily and seasonal rhythms. All are addressed individually with respect to their incidence, how they can specifically damage the heart and the best course of treatment.
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