Save Your Heart

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart. Decreased blood flow can cause a heart attack.
The good news is that there are things you can do to reduce your risk of developing heart disease.
  • Don’t smoke
  • Maintain a healthy cholesterol
  • Lower high blood pressure
  • Maintain proper body weight
  • Move your body!
Did you know?
Inactivity doubles your risk for heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, 30 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week reduces your risk of heart disease, improves blood pressure and sugar levels, helps to maintain your weight and gives you more energy and strength.Related articles:
Save Your Heart – Harvard Medical School

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