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Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention
The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being physically active, losing weight, managing diabetes, reducing stress and limiting alcohol.
Life's Simple 7® | Eat Better
The American Heart Association explains that eating better is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes in your diet can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.
Aspirin and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
Building a Tobacco-Free Nation
National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
Prevention and Treatment of PAD
The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.