Find out what is happening at your local American Heart area
Sounds simple doesn't it? Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States.
Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death in the United States.
One reason these statistics are fact is undeniably a lack of commitment to a heart-healthy lifestyle. Your lifestyle is not only your best defense against heart disease and stroke, it's also your responsibility. A heart-healthy lifestyle includes the ideas listed below. By following these simple steps you can reduce all of the modifiable risk factors for heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
Learn about major risk factors that can't be changed
.This content was last reviewed on 10/20/2012.