Prevention Index

One of the most powerful ways to improve cardiovascular health is through positive lifestyle choices. These include not smoking, being physically active, and eating a healthful diet, among other things. These changes can be difficult to make—and even more difficult to stick with. The articles here can help you adapt behaviors that will feel good to you and to your heart.

Prevention

Avoid Smoking
Be Physically Active
Eat Healthfully
Maintain a Healthful Weight
Manage Stress
Attend to Other Risk Factors
Get Regular Medical Check-ups
Take Medications, as Advised by Your Doctor

Avoid Smoking

Be Physically Active

Eat Healthfully

Maintain a Healthful Weight

Manage Stress

Attend to Other Risk Factors

Get Regular Medical Check-ups

Take Medications, as Advised by Your Doctor

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