CARDIAC WELLNESS PROGRAMS
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Uphill Cardiac Wellness Centre offers the first unique home-based cardiac rehab program that assists patients in developing their knowledge in healthy eating and living. The home-based program is an informal, friendly and relaxed environment that meets once a week for one month.  The meetings are held at the Y.M.C.A. located at 20 Union Street, Brampton (Just off Market Square Road, near 4 Corners).
By the end of the program, you will know:

  • How to exercise your heart -safely and effectively
  • About your heart and cholesterol
  • About your medications
  • Your stress levels, understand the emotional changes that you might have experienced
  • The methods of relaxation that suit your lifestyle

Prior to joining the program, you will need to:

  • Complete our survey
  • Complete a pre-stress test at Uphill Cardiac Wellness Centre - this will give the Doctor an indication of your fitness level and your individualized training heart rate

The Program consists of once a week sessions over a four week period, with the third Tuesday of every month the chance to have a tour of different food types at Fortinos.


Week One:

  • General introduction
  • Simple to follow heart anatomy and risk factors for Coronary Artery Disease
  • Importance of and how to measure your heart rate 
  • Warm-up and stretching exercises prior to doing any exercise
  • Walking 

Week Two:

  • Importance of Medications and Q & A with Dr. L. Hill
  • EECP as an alternative to By Pass Surgery
  • Exercise

Week Three:

  • Nutritional diet and importance of watching cholesterol levels
  • Exercise  

Week Four:

  • Impact Coronary Artery Disease has on family members
  • Exercise

 

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