Heart disease is a leading cause of illness and death, but for most people, it can be preventable. Our Prevention and Wellness Centre offers a variety of information and programs to help you get and stay healthy.
Most of the things you can do to prevent heart disease will also reduce your risk for other diseases such as cancer and diabetes.
Causes of Heart Disease (Risk Factors)
You can control most of the factors that increase your risk for heart disease.
Our risk calculator will help you find out more about your own personal risk for heart disease.
Resources in Your Community
Use our interactive maps to find:
- Heart health resources across Eastern Ontario
- Heart Wise Exercise locations throughout Ontario
- Download guides, tips, infographics and more
- Explore our heart health videos to learn more about getting and staying healthy