Seven Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

Know the factors you control for a healthy heart

Heart disease may be a leading cause of death in the United States, but that doesn't mean there aren't things you can do to prevent it and live longer. While you can't change some risk factors, like age or gender, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk.

You can dodge heart problems in the future by living a healthier life. Here are seven heart disease prevention steps to take to get you started.

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Updated February 9, 2021