Results for ' risk factors'
Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
Controlling Your Risk Factors Brochure (Spanish/English)
Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke with this complete, easy-to-read resource based on new prevention guidelines. Identifies risk factors that cannot be controlled and provides guidance for managing those that can: cholesterol, physical inactivity, blood pressure, smoking, obesity, diabetes. Also emphasizes four key numbers for patients to know to treat their risk: total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and BMI. It encourages patients to discuss their risk with their healthcare providers to determine the best treatment options.
The Salty Six for Kids Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are common in kids' diets that are also high in sodium.
Understanding Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English)
This brochure provides a clear, concise overview of stroke, including major breakthroughs in treatment. It includes simple definitions of each risk factor and indicates which ones can and cannot be changed. It also gives patients and caregivers easy-to-remember steps to help them recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
Obesity in Infants to Preschoolers
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about obesity in infants and preschoolers.
75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
Are You at Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke? (Brochure)
A quick, convenient way to assess your risk of heart attack or stroke. It helps readers determine where to focus their efforts to reduce their risk.
The Salty Six Spanish - Los seis salados
The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure (Spanish)
This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke. It overviews the causes, symptoms and some of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.