Brochures and Educational Material


HeartSmart™ Women: A guide to living with and preventing heart disease and stroke.

 
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Get Your Blood Pressure Under Control

Do you know your numbers? High blood pressure is the No. 1 risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. 

Know and control your blood pressure. If you have been diagnosed with, or are at increased risk for, high blood pressure (hypertension) then this resource will help you manage it.

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Blood pressure wallet card

 

If you have high blood pressure, the best way to control it is to record it. The Foundation has created a handy wallet card to help you keep track of your readings so that you can show your healthcare provider how well you are managing your blood pressure. The wallet card also has instructions on how to take your blood pressure properly.

 

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Just breathe: Becoming and remaining smoke free

 

You may be a smoker who wants to quit. Or you might be a family member concerned about someone who smokes. Either way, this brochure provides proven tips for becoming smoke-free and other supportive resources.

Did you know that when you quit smoking:

  • Within 48 hours, your chances of having a heart attack decreases. 
  • Within 1 year, your risk of developing heart disease or stroke is half that of a smoker.
  • Within 5 to 15 years, your risk of heart attack is the same as someone who never smoked at all. 

 

Quitting may be difficult, but if you have help and a plan, it may become much easier.

 

 

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Learn your risk level and take action today!

The Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment helps you find out what is putting you at risk of heart disease and stroke - and how you can take action to live a longer and fuller life.

Just answer some simple questions about your health and lifestyle to get your customized report today. It's free, confidential and takes about 10 minutes to complete.

 

Take the Heart and Stroke Risk Assessment Now    

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