Use the following tips – Embark on a heart-healthy lifestyle to fight heart disease.
1. Schedule a Yearly Checkup
Your heart is in your hands. One of the Ways to Take Charge of Your Heart is each year on your birthday, schedule a checkup to have your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels checked, and ask your doctor to help you reach or maintain a healthy weight. Be sure to follow your healthcare professional’s recommendations, including taking prescribed medications as directed.