Approximately 1 in 12 Canadian adults are living with heart disease and it is the 2nd leading cause of death among Canadians. Luckily, there are things that you can do to help control your risk factors.
• Control your blood pressure,
• Control your cholesterol levels,
• Avoid smoking,
• Eat healthy,
• Get sufficient exercise,
• Avoid consuming too much alcohol, and
• Maintain a healthy weight.
Talk to your Value Drug Mart or Apple Drugs pharmacist for more information on controlling your risk factors for heart disease.