February is heart health month. Considering heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, you might think there would be more hype about how to prevent this terrible fate. Here are some tips that can keep your heart healthy all year long.
· Exercise more
· Eat a healthy diet
· Maintain a healthy weight
· Take needed prescription medicines as directed from your doctor
· Monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and take steps to keep them in a healthy range
· Don’t smoke
· Know your family’s history
Treat your heart well. You can’t live without it!