Heart Health and risk factors for American Heart Month

Heart health and risk factors for American Heart Month

Did you know that some risk factors for heart disease are preventable and some are not? We want you to have a healthy heart and are taking this opportunity for American Heart Month to give you some pointers.

Risk factors you can change

  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Amount of Sleep
  • Amount of exercise/fitness level
  • Mental health
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking/Non-smoking status
  • Stress level
  • Anger management
  • Weight control
  • Periodontal disease management
  • High levels of C-reactive protein
  • Diabetes

Risk factors you can not change

  • Gender
  • Race
  • Age
  • Family History
  • Post-menopausal

We can help to save lives by helping control the risk factors that are changeable. Heart … Read the rest