Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease affects the heart and blood circulation and includes health problems like high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

High blood pressure

Blood pressure refers to the pressure of the blood on the artery walls. High blood pressure (or “hypertension”) is when the blood puts too much pressure on the artery

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Visit this page for more information on cholesterol workshops and support groups:  

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Signs of stroke
Signs of stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency.

If you experience any of these signs, call 9-1-1. Do not drive to the hospital. An ambulance will get you to the best hospital for stroke care.

Would you know when someone is having a stroke? Recognizing the signs and acting quickly could mean the difference between life and death, or between a full recovery and lasting disability.

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Ouvre un lien interne dans la fenêtre courantePlease click here to learn more about the services offered at the Jewish rehabilitation hospital