Start Now: Prevent a Future Heart Attack

Published On: February 5, 2024

Take steps to decrease your risk of a heart attack in the future. To lower the risk, know the factors linked to heart attacks and make healthier choices. The best way to prevent a heart attack is to understand risk factors and take precautions. 

Some risk factors include: 

  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Physical inactivity
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes

While you can’t change everything, many risks can be managed. Create a plan to quit smoking, seek support, and talk to your doctor about your heart health. Small changes now can prevent big health problems later on.