Heart disease a leading cause of death for both men and women. You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk:
- Watch your weight.
- Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.
- Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.
- Get active and eat healthy.
For more information, visit the CDC website https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/american_heart_month.htm.