Prevention

4 activities to brighten your fall

Categories: Donations and partnerships , Prevention - Friday 8 October, 2021

Fall is the season for spending time at the orchard or taking part in some Halloween fun with the family while savouring pumpkin spice beverages. This wonderful season is the perfect opportunity to enjoy activities…

Questions and answers: heat and cardiovascular health

Categories: Understanding cardiovascular diseases , Prevention - Friday 11 June, 2021

Summer is nearly in full swing, which means the risk of heatstroke has increased. Professor Daniel Gagnon, researcher at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions on how heat can affect your cardiovascular health. How…

Continuing the battle against type 2 diabetes during a pandemic

Categories: Donations and partnerships , Prevention - Monday 19 April, 2021

This article is adapted from the Foundation’s magazine This past year, the Diabetes Prevention Clinic pivoted to telemedicine in order to provide support services for the new context—a decision that really paid off. If you…

The right nutrition: making a big difference in preventing heart disease

Categories: Testimonials , Prevention - Thursday 11 March, 2021

March is Nutrition Month which is the perfect opportunity to discuss how the right diet can be a key tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease. At the Montreal Heart Institute for instance, experts recommend…

10 accessories to help you work out at home

Categories: Prevention - Monday 1 March, 2021

Working out at home is a good option for anyone who wants to exercise more. Online training programs are becoming more and more popular so you’re sure to find the one that suits you. Here…

Questions and answers: nutrition and cardiovascular health

Categories: Understanding cardiovascular diseases , Prevention - Monday 15 February, 2021

A healthy diet is the key to a healthy heart. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about nutrition and cardiovascular health. How does a person’s…

Sleep is essential for keeping your heart healthy

Categories: Prevention - Monday 19 October, 2020

Humans spend about one-third of their lives asleep. Did you know that this activity can affect your cardiovascular health? In fact, many of our biological functions recover and regenerate during sleep. Even though we should…

5 tips for managing stress and maintaining a healthy heart in times of crisis

Categories: Prevention - Monday 7 September, 2020

Did you know that stress has a direct effect on heart health? Though stress is vital for a healthy life, it can be harmful if it becomes chronic? That’s because intense stress works on the…

Yoga and heart health: when namasté meets health

Categories: Prevention - Friday 26 June, 2020

A healthy, active lifestyle is essential for good cardiovascular health. For sports lovers, it’s simple: a little dip in the pool over lunch hour, a spinning session after work or a good healthy walk in…