February is American Heart Month!
Heart disease is the leading cause of the death among men and women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
You can reduce your risk by making healthy choices and managing your health conditions. Improve your heart health by taking these small steps during February and beyond:
- Talk to your doctor about your heart health
- Get screening and treatment for high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol
- Add exercise to your daily routine
- Eat a healthy diet
- Quit smoking
- Take medication as prescribed