General Information about Heart Failure--- If you follow the website, the American Heart Association has provided a multitude of links and information that answers the basics like what heart failure is, warning signs, understanding your risk, as well as ways to prevent heart failure from happening to you. It also provides tools and resources to assist individuals dealing with heart failure as well as providing support for caregivers as well.
Heart Health: It’s All in Your Hands -February is American Heart Month! Wear red to show your support for this major education and fundraising initiative. Discover important heart health facts by clicking over to this infographic -shared by BrittSE | published Feb 14, 2014 in Health
Heart Attack Risk Factors address the two types of risk factors associated with heart attacks, factors that a person can control and factors they cannot. Knowing the risk factors is so important because having just one risk factor doubles a person's chance of developing heart disease. This video is presented by the NIH's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and can be viewed at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/videos/heart-disease-risk-factors.html #HeartTruth #heart…
Know Your Risk! Risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, unhealthy diet, obesity, physical inactivity, and elevated “bad” cholesterol, which can build-up in the arteries causing them to narrow. Blocked arteries may lead to heart disease or stroke. @CDC @MillionHearts #HeartHealth