There are many things you can do to keep your heart healthy either individually or in combination. Below we feature a range of resources to help you make the best decisions for you and your heart. Find ways to keep physically active, add color to your meals, lower salt intake, manage your stress, and more.
The American Heart Association website focuses on a number of areas related to having a healthy heart including, smoking, weight, eating, physical activity, and even workplace health. The site also reviews information for a number of heart conditions and factors, such as, cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.
The NHLBI provides consumer health information on a number of topics related to the heart, blood and lungs. The site also provides information on clinical trials, health initiatives, publications, and recent research.
The Heart Foundation is the Australian version of the American Heart Association. The website features publications, research, and consumer health information covering how the heart works, recovering after a heart attack, healthy eating, and active living. Find suggestions for eating well on a budget, being active at work and information about your specific heart conditions.
By becoming more knowledgeable about your condition, you can be better prepared to talk with your health care provider and take a more active role in your health care. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides this listing of consumer health web sites for informational use only, and does not establish a professional relationship between the users and any health care provider. These materials are not intended as a substitute for the care of a qualified health care provider.
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