Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, commonly known as AF, is quite a common electrical disturbance, in which the heartbeat becomes irregular and, often, fast.

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Cardiac Pacemakers

A pacemaker is a small device that's placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Patients that have experienced a heart attack need a very specialized rehabilitation program to get them back to optimal health.

Cardiovascular Nurse in Heart Failure

A nurse is a health care professional who has the education and skills to care for individuals and their families across a wide range of specialties.

Genetic Cardiac Conditions

There are some genetic conditions that can impact the heart's electrical system and the heart muscle.

Heart Attack

Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle.

Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke.

Heart Health

Keep your heart healthy - quit smoking, reduce alcohol and cholesterol intake, and eat a low sodium diet.

Heart Health: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery deals with diseases of the thorax (chest), trachea, esophagus and stomach. A thoracic surgeon may treat conditions such as heart failure, atrial fibrillation, blockages in a heart valve, esophageal cancer and lung cancer.

Home Exercise Program – Cardiac

Healthy eyes depend on regular visits to the optometrist for eye exams, and if necessary, an ophthalmologist for certain eye conditions and surgeries.

Mental Health

Mental health topics covering anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and addictions.

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Nutrition

Healthy eating is an essential part of daily life at any age, whether it’s a healthy eating plan to manage a disease or to maintain a healthy weight.

Obesity

Obesity is a condition in which a person carries so much excess weight that it begins to negatively affect their health.

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps people improve function and mobility, prevent injury, and rehabilitate after injury.

Stents

A tubular support placed temporarily inside a blood vessel, canal, or duct to aid healing or relieve an obstruction.

Stroke and the Heart

The sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen, caused by blockage of blood flow or rupture of an artery to the brain.