February is American Heart Month – Facts About Heart Disease

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Taking care of your teeth can impact heart health by reducing your chances of having a heart attack or a stroke by 50%

 

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke – equal to 2,200 deaths per day. But heart disease is preventable and controllable.

The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for people to make healthier choices.

Make a difference in your community: Spread the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encourage people to live heart healthy lives.

 

 

Source Credit:
heart.org
healthfinder.gov
theheartfoundation.org

 


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