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Feel Well - FOR WOMEN

Women with heart disease often have more conditions that affect their emotional wellbeing compared to men. These conditions make it harder to recover from a heart event and manage your heart disease.

The following recorded webinar shares women-specific information on managing your emotional wellbeing.

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Substance use and your heart:

Using alcohol, tobacco, or marijuana and misusing these and other substances can damage your heart and make it harder to manage your heart condition. Women who drink have a higher risk of certain alcohol-related problems compared to men. Watch the following videos to learn more about substance use and misuse and how it affects your heart.

More resources on improving your emotional wellbeing:

Use the following resources to learn more about factors that affect your emotional wellbeing including sleep, stress, anxiety, depression, and relationships. Find out how what you can do to improve your health.


Your new normal is the “development of a new identity after your cardiac event”. Watch this 3-part series about your new normal after a heart disease diagnosis and hear from a woman with lived experience and Peer Support Leader for the Women@Heart Peer Support Program with the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre in Ottawa.

Cardiac College for Women was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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