6 Ways To Reduce Risk to Your Heart

Improving our health and reducing the risk of heart disease is extremely important. Adopting healthy habits will keep our loved ones hearts healthy.

Here are a few habits seniors and caregivers should learn:

  1. Be aware of warning signs of heart disease, (fatigue, short of breath, indigestion, sweating, irregular heart beat). These are indication that often appear before a heart attack occurs.
  2. Learn from your blood work so you know what lifestyle changes will improve your personal health. Be aware of your numbers
  3. Take any prescribed medication correctly, according to the doctor’s orders.
  4. Consistency is key. Become more active by participating/performing an activity you love and will do regularly.
  5. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. This includes fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains.
  6. Stop smoking!