Cardiovascular Health Presentations
Controlling Your High Blood Pressure
Do you have high blood pressure, a family history of high blood pressure, or are you at risk for developing high blood pressure? Many people have high blood pressure and don’t know it. Learn what you can do to prevent and control high blood pressure.
Know Your Numbers
You can have heart disease without any symptoms. That’s why recognizing and controlling your risk factors can help you reduce your chances of having a heart attack and stroke. This presentation will review the major risk factors for heart disease and stroke and what you need to know about them.
PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) (6-week class)
PATH is a workshop that empowers people to take an active role in managing a chronic or long-term health condition. Workshops meet for six weeks, in two and a half hours sessions each week.
Prevention and Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that develops in a deep vein, usually of the leg. Learn how you can prevent DVT, and how early treatment is important to reduce the risk of complications.
Stroke and High Blood Pressure: What’s the Connection?
Do you have high blood pressure? Did you know there is a strong connection between high blood pressure and having a stroke? Come find out if you are at risk for having a stroke and what you can do to lower that risk.
Stroke: Prevention and Symptom Recognition
Would you know if you or someone you are with is having a stroke? Did you know a stroke can be prevented? This presentation will review: the risk factors for stroke; how you can prevent and/or control them; and how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke and what to do.
Women and Heart Disease
More women die of heart disease than the next four leading causes of death combined. This class will help give you a better understanding of your risk factors so you can take control of your health and prevent heart disease.
How Else Can We Support You?
If you have an educational need outside of these offerings, we are happy to discuss your interests. You or your clients also may be interested in subscribing to Health Beat at spectrumhealthbeat.org for the latest tips, expert insights and news you can use to keep healthy and well.
Please call the Healthier Communities Professional Development and Training team at 616.391.3310 for more information or to schedule a presentation.