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Heart Disease. Key Risk Factors. High Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Smoking -weakens the artery walls, hardens arteries and raises BP. Medical Conditions/Lifestyle Choices Risk Factors. Diabetes Overweight/Obesity Poor Diet Physical Inactivity Excessive Alcohol use.

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Key risk factors

Key Risk Factors

High Blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Smoking

-weakens the artery walls,

hardens arteries and raises BP


Medical conditions lifestyle choices risk factors
Medical Conditions/Lifestyle ChoicesRisk Factors

  • Diabetes

  • Overweight/Obesity

  • Poor Diet

  • Physical Inactivity

  • Excessive Alcohol use


Be knowledgable on emergency care
BE KNOWLEDGABLE ON EMERGENCY CARE

CPR

Cardio-pulmonary

resuscitation

chest compressions to circulate oxygenated blood

CALL 911


  • Ways you can control Heart Disease risk factors

  • 1. Keeping a healthy diet

    • 2. Maintain a healthy weight

    • 3. Exercise regularly

  • 4. Limit alcohol & smoking

  • 5. Annual doctor visits

    • Cholesterol checks

    • Blood pressure checks

    • Communicate with health care professionals


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