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Download practical guides and prevention tools

Download guides from this section of our website that will give you tools to actively prevent cardiovascular disease.
Use these templates to track your own blood pressure numbers as well as monitor and address your cardiovascular risk factors. Prepare for your appointment and share these tracking documents with your doctor to be an active participant in your healthcare.
You can also share the information with your pharmacist who will use it to help you better understand the medicines your doctor prescribes. At Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation (Agir pour le Cœur des Femmes), our focus is helping you anticipate cardiovascular issues and providing support so you can protect your health capital. Stay tuned for more guides on cardiovascular health and gynecardiology coming soon. Blood Pressure Tracking Sheet Measure your own blood pressure numbers at home three times in a row on the same arm, morning and evening, three days before each medical appointment. Risk Factor Artery Add your different data points (biological data like weight, height, abdominal circumference, blood pressure figures, cigarettes, etc.) and connect the dots. A circle that’s more in the red zone indicates a narrower “target artery,” which means you have a higher risk of cardiovascular events if you don’t get treatment and regular follow-up care. Conversely, by controlling as many of the risk factors linked with a healthy lifestyle as possible, and by taking medications in certain cases, you can quickly move into the protective green zone.

 

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Recognize heart attack symptoms

In case you are close to menopause and if you have several cardiovascular risk factors, think of a heart attack when you experience certain unusual symptoms. The City of Lille and the Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation are mobilizing to communicate on the signs of heart attack in women, [...]

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Risk Factor Artery

Add your different data points (biological data like weight, height, abdominal circumference, blood pressure figures, cigarettes, etc.) and connect the dots. [...]

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Blood Pressure Tracking Sheet

Measure your own blood pressure numbers at home three times in a row on the same arm, morning and evening, three days before each medical appointment. [...]

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How to Measure Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is measured at least once a year at a medical clinic, often with an electronic device. [...]

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