Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

by Stephanie Meadows
Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women worldwide? It accounts for 34 percent of all deaths, many being sudden and almost all of them premature. The best prevention against heart disease and stroke is to understand the risks and treatment options. Certain risk factors make some people more likely to have heart disease, such as diabetes and obesity. The greatest risk is ignorance or misinformation. The first step is to take responsibility for your health.