Vascular Health

What is high blood pressure?
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Do you suffer from leg pain, erectile dysfunction or a persistant foot wound?
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What is a pulmonary embolism?
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Everything
you need to know
about DVT
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PREVENTION

To prevent blood clots


The QSVS is proud to collaborate with Thrombosis Canada as part of the awareness campaign to recognize the signs of blood clots: CLOTS (Chest pain, Light-headedness, Out of breath, leg Tenderness, leg Swelling).

https://thrombosiscanada.ca/clots/

To prevent a pulmonary embolism
To prevent a deep vein thrombosis

Thrombose Canada

Exercising

The many ways exercise helps your heart


 

Sport

Studies have shown that exercising can not only help keep a healthy weight, but also protect your heart through a process called ischemic preconditioning, also known as "warm-up angina.” This phenomenon could reduce damage up to 50% if a heart attack were to occur later in life.

A mere 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous daily exercise could offer long-term protection to your heart and your entire cardiovascular system. Consult a healthcare professional like your family doctor, a physical therapist or a kinesiotherapist to make sure your training plan is adapted with your health condition.

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Diet

Cardiometabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are on the rise in Canada and around the world.


 

Drink Water

These diseases, which reduce the quality of life and life expectancy of those affected and generate significant costs for society, can be prevented by maintaining good lifestyle habits, including a healthy diet and regular exercise.

Recent studies have linked microbial metabolism and immune interactions in the gut and the risk of cardiometabolic disease

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