February is not only for Lover', it is also a time to bring awareness of the risks of heart disease with the goal being to reduce the number of lives lost to its related illnesses. About 80% of heart disease and stroke events are preventable, so take control of your heart health through increased knowledge of risk factors.
Be Heart Smart. Know your Risks. Eat Well. Get Fit!!
Prevent Heart Disease by making healthier choices! A few changes can make a difference.
1. Maintain a healthy weight by exercising regularly. Even a 30 minute walk a day helps.
2. Eat healthier and control cholesterol. Eat meals that are low in sodium and unhealthy fats.
3. Monitor Blood Pressure. Don't let stress build up.
4. Get enough sleep.
5. Drink alcohol in moderation
6. Quit smoking
Change takes time and it doesn't happen over night.
"The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new."