Heart disease is one of the most prevalent health concerns for Americans. Examples of heart disease include:
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart attacks
- High blood pressure
But there’s good news too – you have the power to help prevent heart disease and heart attack. You can significantly reduce your risk for heart disease by making simple lifestyle changes. Examples of healthy changes include:
- Increasing your physical activity
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Not smoking
- Eating a diet that’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol
- Eating a diet that’s high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains
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How to get started with healthy living support
Sometimes medical conditions get in the way of what’s important to you. Don’t worry; we’re here to help. If you have a medical condition, we may call you or send you a letter. We’re inviting you to participate in our condition management support. Or, you can sign up online to have a nurse contact you. Partnering with us is free, voluntary and confidential.
- Heart care and heart surgery
- Regions Hospital Heart Center
- The Sure-fire, Fifty-Day Way to Stop Smoking
- Quit smoking
- Use free online classes to learn about healthy behaviors
- 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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