How to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the US. But thankfully, there are many different ways to reduce your risk of heart disease!

Here are some tips so you can live a long and healthy life:

  1. Get enough sleep – people who are chronically sleep deprived are more like to have high blood pressure and heart attacks
  2. Manage your stress – meditation and deep breathing techniques help effectively manage stress 
  3. Regular exercise – exercising for 15-30 minutes 4-5 times per week reduces your risk of heart disease
  4. Eating a healthy diet – Plenty of vegetables and fruits, 1 serving of healthy fats per meal; reducing red meat, fried foods, and carbohydrates improves your heart health.