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Keep your heart strong for a lifetime. Rely on Essentia Health to provide education and support so you can lead a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Making lifestyle changes can help you control a heart condition or reduce your risk of developing one. Even small steps can make a big difference.
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Learning to manage short-term and long-term stress can increase your energy, self-esteem, and well-being. Take part in Essentia’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, an eight-week course in Duluth that’s made up of weekly sessions and one daylong retreat. The course, which costs $325, includes:
To participate, attend a free pre-course orientation session and complete a pre-assessment. For more information, email MBSR@EssentiaHealth.org.
Heart disease symptoms can be different in men and women, and women face a higher risk of certain types of heart disease. Talk to your doctor about your personal risk factors and how often you should check your heart health.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.