10 Surprising Ways to Avoid Heart Disease
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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Up to 80% of heart disease and stoke can be prevented if we monitor our health and make healthy lifestyle changes before it’s too late. February is Heart Month and a time to raise awareness about what you can do to reduce your risk and ways to avoid heart disease.
We know that the most common ways to prevent heart disease include eating a healthy diet, being active every day, controlling cholesterol and blood pressure, not smoking and reducing blood sugar. However, there are also several other things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease, which may surprise you! From lowering your stress by snuggling or staying away from traffic to getting enough sleep and even having a dog, there are many other things you can do to ensure you’re living a healthy lifestyle. Check out the infographic below for more surprising heart healthy tips!