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02/03/11

American Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease and Stroke are the world’s largest killers, claiming 17.1 million lives each year.  These diseases are major, but coincidentally enough, preventable.  February is designated to educating and encouraging individual’s to decrease their risks for developing cardiovascular diseases.  Some preventable actions you can take:

 

  • Quit smoking
  • Exercise regularly
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Reduce stress
  • Know your cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose numbers

 

By engaging in these preventative actions, your heart and body will love you.

 

To learn more about how you can take the best care of your heart go to www.americanheart.org

 

Do one thing

Strengthen your heart by doing some cardiovascular exercise. 

 

Did you know

Every 34 seconds a person in the United States dies of heart disease