06 January 2013

Being Aware and Preventing Heart Disease: An Infographic From The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of heart disease.

As the saying goes, An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With medical advancements on cardiovascular care, nothing beats taking good care of the heart. Knowing the risk factors, the steps to preventing heart disease, as well as making an effort to follow these steps can greatly improve one's well-being and lead a healthy life.

This is the first of a series of infographics released by the American Heart Association to promote heart care awareness: What Are My Chances Of Getting Heart Disease - 3 Questions.


American Heart Association
American Heart Association Names Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Research for 2012
Scar Tissue Formed After Heart Attack Turned To Heart Muscle Tissue Without The Use of Stem Cells
Clot-busting Drug Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) For Stroke Patients Safe To Use With Blood Thinner Warfarin
iPhone App Takes ECG Reading For Monitoring Heart and Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis
Breathing Treatment for Sleep Apnea May Help Protect Against Heart Failure
Blood Type May Be A Factor In Coronary Heart Disease
Flavonoids in Citrus Fruits Lowers Stroke Risk
Children With Heart Devices May Benefit From Psychotherapy In Coping With Lower Quality of Life
Transcendental Meditation Increases Survival Rate in Heart Patients And Reduces Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack
Newly Discovered Cardiac Stem Cells Repair Damaged Heart
Long Term Diabetes Increases Risk of Stroke
Sleep Apnea: A High Risk Factor in Silent Stroke and Small Brain Lesions