February is American Heart Month


Heart disease does not just happen to older adults. Many of the conditions and behaviors that put people at risk for heart disease are appearing at younger ages: Half of all Americans have at least one of the top three risk factors for heart disease: • High blood pressure • High blood cholesterol • Smoking You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. • Watch your weight • Don’t smoke or quit smoking if you do smoke • Control your cholesterol and blood pressure • If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation • Get active and eat healthy February is Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and the steps you can take to help your heart. Call Nasson Health Care and schedule an appointment today. For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/index.html



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