Heart disease is by far the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. According to healthfinder.gov, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease every year. That is an upsetting statistic, but luckily heart disease can be prevented by making a few healthy choices.
How to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease
Below are a few specifications to help reduce your risk contracting Heart Disease…
The four best ways you can take control of your heart health is to manage conditions, avoid smoking, make heart-healthy eating changes, and stay active.
Waist size is measured from the belly button and for women should aim for a waist size less than 35’’ and men should aim for less than 40’’.
Your cholesterol should be less than 200mg/dL. More specfically HDL >40 and LDL <100
To keep a healthy lifestyle, blood pressure rating should be below 120 over 80.
Your Fasting Blood Sugar rating should read less than 100mg/dL.
Reducing the risk of heart disease is a lifestyle change choice for those who are at risk and can be a mountainous task. Similarly to last month’s dieting brochure and meal planner, sometimes encouragement can be the best medicine.
2019 Heart Disease Prevention Brochure
In order to spread awareness on how to live a healthy lifestyle, February is known across the United States as American Heart Month. In tandem with that month, this month our Patient Engagement Communication team designed a 2019 How to Reduce The Risk of Heart Disease brochure that explains the target areas patients should reach in order to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Our PEC team offers marketing services to the healthcare industry. All of the brochure they have made availible can be customized to your brand and sent to your clients.
Increase your patient experience and patient engagement by downloading each of our monthly brochures and sharing them with your clients.