Addiction and Heart Disease – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction ruins lives and destroys bodies. You can stop the progression of both; the addiction and heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Addiction and Heart Disease The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses a wide variety of abnormalities that affect the functioning of the heart. For example, the dysfunction may be in the heart muscle, valves, electric system of the heart or the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart muscle problems can develop when a heart has been … [Read more...]

Celebrate the ‘Second Talk’

Menopause literally means the "end of monthly cycles" (the end of monthly periods aka menstruation), from the Greek word pausis (cessation) and the root men- (month). Menopause is an event that typically (but not always) occurs in women in midlife, during their late 40s or early 50s, and it signals the end of the fertile phase of a woman's life. However, rather than being defined by the state of the uterus and the absence of menstrual flow, menopause is more accurately defined as the permanent … [Read more...]

FEBRUARY: Heart & Stroke Month – Take Action!

Heart disease and stroke take 1 in 3 Canadians before their time and is the #1 killer of women – taking more women's lives than all forms of cancer combined. This February, more than 85,000 volunteers are canvassing door-to-door across the country to help change these statistics. It’s not too late to canvass online this February! Online canvassing is a great way to raise life-giving funds - all from the comfort of your own home. Click on the red “Canvass Online” button below to get … [Read more...]

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