Heart and Vascular Newsletter
Welcome to ProMedica's Heart and Vascular Newsletter!
We're always here when your heart needs us most. But, so much of your heart health counts on you and what you know. We hope that the stories and information you find here in this space will help you lead a heart-healthy life.
Our first and second issues of the Heart and Vascular Newsletter feature articles and information on how to best plan for a heart attack, before, during and after. Know the warning signs. Test your knowledge.
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people ages 65 and older and more than 5.8 million people in the United States cope with heart failure every day. Learn how you can reduce your risk for heart failure.
Atrial fibrillation- also called AFib or AF- affects more than 2.7 million Americans. It is the most common type of arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). And, it dramatically increases your risk for stroke and heart failure.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. Reduce your personal risk of heart disease by understanding your family history and taking the necessary preventative steps to maintaining a healthy heart.
While the holidays are a great time to celebrate with family and friends, it's important to stick to healthy heart habits. Learn more about heart-friendly food choices, register for our remaining CPR classes, and receive expert advice on how statins could help lower your cholesterol.