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Smoking and Your Risk for Stroke: Our guide to snuffing out a deadly habit
This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
Women, Heart Disease and Stroke
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.
Stroke: Are You at Risk? Our guide to stroke risk factors
This risk-assessment guide will help everyone who reads it learn where to focus their efforts in reducing their risk of stroke. An excellent tool for increasing awareness of risk factors.
Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home
The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
Understand Your Risk for PAD
The American Heart Association explains the risks of peripheral artery disease or PAD. Age increases the risk of PAD. Other factors include smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol.
What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease Infographic
The American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.
Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
The Salty Six Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are high in sodium.
Stroke and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a major risk factor for stroke and defines the different types of strokes.
Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients
The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.