Heart disease is the most common cause of death among men and women in Canada. The goals of the Interior Health Cardiac Rehabilitation programs are to lower risk factors for heart disease & to improve the heart and lung function of people.
Cardiac Rehabilitation programs are run by health-care professionals who provide: lifestyle education, counseling, exercise/diet programs & personalized plans to help individuals achieve/maintain the best medical therapy for their condition.
People who have used these programs report better energy & mood, improved sleep & healthy weight control. These benefits are generally due to improved heart and lung function. For the Kelowna area, this service is offered by the Central Okanagan Association of Cardiac Health (COACH): #204 - 2622 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC.