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12 Ways to Stay Informed About Your Heart

So much of your heart health counts on you and what you know. Help your heart by staying informed about heart events, news, clinical trials and support groups by subscribing to the ProMedica Heart and Vascular Institutes e-newsletter-- or read past issues of the ProMedica Heart and Vascular e-Newsletter right here.

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National Heart Month

National Heart Month is a nationwide initiative to reduce heart attacks and increase overall heart health. Find out more about how you can help the United States become more heart-healthy-- by taking care of your own heart.

Common Heart Conditions

You probably know someone with hypertension or high cholesterol. How much do you truly understand about these and other common heart conditions? Brush up on the basics of heart care in this month's newsletter.

Handling Grief

A broken heart isn't just a poetic expression: grief and stress can have a real, physical impact upon our bodies and overall health. Learn how to cope with grief, manage stress-- and help your friends do the same.

Winter Heart Health

When the temperatures drop and snow begins covering the ground, you should make sure you're taking extra precautions to keep your heart healthy. Your heart may be affected by increased blood pressure due to cold weather or the exertion from winter activities such as snow shoveling. Find out more about protecting your heart this winter.

Health and the Holidays

Let's face it: the holidays aren't usually the healthiest parts of our year. With all the rich foods and tempting drinks offered to us, it's difficult to keep a healthy mindset. This month's newsletter focuses on ways you can have a happy AND healthy holiday season.

Celebrating Healthy Hearts and the Holidays

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.

Women's Heart Health

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.

Atrial Fibrillation

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 Failure

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.

Heart Attack

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 Toolkit

Use the tools below to take charge of your heart health.

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.

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Heart and Vascular on Pinterest

Follow our "Heart Health" board on Pinterest to view tips and and advice for loving your heart from some of ProMedica's top experts.

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Heart Experts

ProMedica Physicians are experts who provide care in a variety of specialties, including cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. As part of a large network of providers, ProMedica Physicians work to approach your health as a whole. Find the ProMedica heart expert that’s right for you.

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