Did you know that February is Heart Health Month? It’s a time to become more aware of your cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. And focusing on your heart health has never been more important, as those with poor cardiovascular health are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. The top habits for improving your hearth health are:
- Get regular exercise
- Have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked
- Eat a healthy diet
- Lose excess weight and maintain a healthy Body Mass Index
- Quit smoking
Take a look at our checklist here for some realistic goals you can work on to achieve better heart health.