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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you need to know
about DVT
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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).

To prevent a pulmonary embolism
To prevent a deep vein thrombosis

Thrombose Canada


World Health Organization: Physical activity

Physical activity

Regular physical activity helps prevent and control noncommunicable diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, and promotes mental health and well-being. Despite its benefits, global estimates reveal suboptimal physical activity levels in 25% of adults and 81% of adolescents. At the societal level, economic development often correlates with increased inactivity. This inactivity negatively impacts health, the environment, economic development, and community well-being. The World Health Organization’s Global Action Plan on Physical Activity outlines policy actions to promote physical activity through multisectoral partnerships for a healthier world.

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Food is Medicine: Improve Cardiovascular Health

Eat well

The Food is Medicine (FIM) movement, championed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), addresses challenges related to poor diet, emphasizing the role of healthy diets as medicine. Disparities in diet and food access are acknowledged, and efforts focus on advancing nutrition security, especially for those with chronic diseases and low socioeconomic status. American College of Cardiology working groups are actively engaged in FIM promotion.

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