Welcome back to the first Living better Longer Program for 2019. Sunday March 3 , Start time 4:00pm
The topic for this month is “Keeping your heart healthy” Our heart is one of the most important organs in our body. The hearts main job is pumping oxygen & nutrient rich blood to our brain, organs and all over the body. A healthy heart is key to a healthy body. The talk will be presented by Dion Coulson. Dion is a final year student doctor currently completing his studies at St John of God Murdoch Hospital / Midland Hospital. Dion is particularly interested in preventative health medicine and his talk will resonate with those of you who want to take control of your own health
Dion will share information about hypertension (high blood pressure ) which is the most common heart related problem. He will also be sharing some practical ways to determine if you are at risk of developing hypertension, correct method for having your blood pressure measured, what your blood pressure results means and what you can do if your doctor says, ‘you have hypertension.