Heart disease — including coronary artery disease, angina, heart attacks, congestive heart failure and high blood pressure — is one of the most prevalent health concerns for men and women in America.
But the good news is that you have the power to help prevent heart disease and heart attack. You can significantly reduce your personal risk by making simple lifestyle changes, such as increasing your physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking and eating a diet that’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
To learn if you are at risk for heart disease, take the heart health assessment quiz.
- American Heart Association
- Congenital Heart Disease
- The Mended Hearts Support Group
- National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
- American Heart Association’s Women’s Website
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