A healthy heart is essential to good health. While a family history of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) contributes to one’s risk, there are many other ways to reduce your risk factor. In this section, learn how to beat the risks of CVD with diet, lifestyle and preventive screening.
A heart-healthy diet means eating a balanced meal that includes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, fish and poultry.
For years, studies have shown that leading an active and healthy lifestyle with regular exercise can help prevent diseases, including cardiovascular diseases.
Heart monitoring helps cardiologists collect important information about one’s heart health to diagnose or treat underlying conditions.
Early detection through screening can prevent complications of heart diseases and allows for more time to review treatment options.
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