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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.
Depend on Essentia for help to identify and reduce your personal risk factors for heart and vascular conditions.
If you live in or near Duluth, Minnesota, take advantage of Essentia’s free wellness consultations with a member of our wellness team. Call 218-786-4181 to learn more. Your wellness team may include:
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.