MONTHLY HEALTH FOCUS:
Your heart is in your hands
Taking care of your heart is one of the most important things you can do for your health and well-being. If you or a loved one has heart disease or if you want to learn how to prevent heart problems in the future, find all the information you need in our Heart Problems Learning Center. You'll discover a wide variety of topics on heart problems and information about medical tests and medications. You can also use Decision Points to help you make the right choices for you. Check out all the resources and information here.
Your heart will thank you
It's never too late to start protecting your heart. A heart-healthy lifestyle is important for everyone, not just for people with existing heart conditions. So what does a heart-healthy lifestyle consist of? Here are the basics: If you stop smoking, eat healthy foods, improve your fitness, stay at a healthy weight, and get screening tests, you will be helping your heart stay healthy. Find out here how to make all five lifestyle habits your own.
Coronary Artery Disease
Here's a complete source of information about coronary heart disease from the causes, key symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Don't wait until it is too late; get the facts about coronary heart disease here.
Eating for your heart
Did you know that changing your diet can help stop or even reverse heart disease? Trying to change your diet all at once can be overwhelming. But you can begin by taking small steps like eating a fruit or vegetable with every meal and limiting salt. Remember, nobody's perfect. If you slip, try again. The important thing is to follow a realistic plan. This Actionset on healthy eating will help you do just that. Find out what foods are part of a heart-healthy diet, why eating heart healthy is important, and how to eat for your heart here.