Let’s Talk About It: Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Disease is one of the leading cause of preventable death in the US claiming the lives of 1 in 4 Americans each year

Risk factors include

  • Diets high in saturated fat, cholesterol, and trans fat
  • Lack of physical activity and sedentary lifestyle
  • Alcohol Use
  • Smoking Cigarettes

Chest Pain

Severe Pressure

Slurred Speech

Extremity Weakness

Facial Droop

Call 911

LIFESTYLE CHANGES

It is important to examine your current lifestyle and decide what risk factors you have that put you at risk for experiencing heart disease.

Diet changes, physical activity, stress management, and eliminating drug and alcohol use are great ways to reduce your risk.


Watch This Video from Cedars-Sinai on 5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Source: Cedars-Sinai


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