- A is for aspirin — People at high risk of heart attack should take a daily low-dose of aspirin.
- B is for blood pressure— healthy blood pressure safeguards your circulatory system.
- C is for cholesterol— controll your cholesterol levels and protect your cardiovascular system.
- S is for smoking cessation -- Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk for heart disease. If you’re a smoker, quit.
As you can see, heart health is important, but it need not be complicated. Understanding these ABC’s and taking the appropriate steps to ensure you monitor and maintain the status of each of these important aspects of heart health is the key to avoiding cardiovascular disease.