Take Care of you Heart

Learn how to change your path

Certain lifestyle choices can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases including Heart Failure. However, changing these behaviours can help prevent heart failure from developing and can help decrease the chances of heart failure complications in people who have already been diagnosed.

Lowering your risk factors can help to prevent heart failure from developing:

Quitting smoking.

Eating healthy foods.

Staying physically active.

Maintaining a healthy bodyweight.

If you’ve been diagnosed with heart failure, you can improve your symptoms by:

Performing regular aerobic exercise.

Limiting salt intake.

Eating a nutrient-rich diet.

Managing fluid intake with your doctor.

Monitoring weight increase.

Avoiding excessive alcohol consumption.

It’s important to talk to your doctor about any physical changes you notice and follow his or her medical advice about any other conditions you may have.

11 September 2020

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