What should you expect in a Heart Health Check?
- We will check your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels
- History and lifestyle
- Your lifestyle plays an important part in your risk of heart disease. We’ll discuss factors such as your diet, physical activity, if you smoke or drink alcohol, maintaining a healthy weight, medical and family history.
- Risk assessment
- Your doctor will use this information to assess your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
- Make a plan
- If needed, we will work with you to create a plan for improving your risk factors for heart disease and keep track of your heart health.
How can you protect your heart?
- Get a heart health check
- Improve your nutrition
- Reduce salt in your diet
- Exercise regularly
- Quit smoking
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