Cardiovascular health is an important factor in overall health and wellness. Heart disease, also known as a silent killer, is one of the leading causes of death around the world. However, staying on top of your cardiovascular health can often feel like a daunting task alone. That’s where the physicians at Wooster Community Hospital step in and provide assistance.
Wooster Community Hospital houses a wide range of resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions, so they can better manage their illnesses both with and without their physician. We encourage those with heart disease to consider our Cardiovascular Institute for further help. This specialized area of Wooster Community Hospital offers comprehensive and evidence-based care for a variety of heart-related conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
Wooster Community Hospital offers comprehensive, compassionate care to those who need it most. Additional cardiovascular resources available at Wooster Community Hospital include:
Enhancing Your Cardiovascular Health at Home
Enhancing your cardiovascular health at home can be achieved through a combination of lifestyle modifications such as healthy eating, getting regular exercise, and avoiding smoking.
Eating a nutritious diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables will provide the body with essential vitamins and minerals to help keep the heart healthy. Eating plenty of fiber, reducing saturated and trans fats, cutting down on sugar and salt, and eating more lean proteins will help to reduce risk factors associated with heart disease.
Regular exercise can also help to strengthen the heart and keep it healthy. Exercise increases blood flow which can improve circulation, deliver essential nutrients to your organs, and give you a boost of energy.
Finally, it is important to note that those who smoke are at a considerably higher risk of developing heart disease or a heart condition compared to those who do not. If you smoke regularly and are interested in quitting, get help from Wooster Community Hospital Today. Our Smoking Cessation program is designed with you in mind, ensuring you quit your unwanted habit once and for all.
To learn more about our Cardiovascular Institute and its services, call Wooster Community Hospital at (330) 263-8282.