Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, ChesMRC is proudly participating in American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death with more than 17.3 million deaths each year.
You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk:
For more information, visit The American Heart Association.