This Valentines Day, remember that February is also Heart Month. What better time to find out more about Cardiovascular disease (CVD)?
CVD is the broad term for problems affecting the heart and blood vessels. It includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. CVD is the number 1 cause of death for both men and women in the United States, as well as being a significant cause of disability.
A.D.A.M.'s evidence-based Consumer Health Content includes over 100 articles about your heart. Learn about CVD, and about your risk of developing it. Learn how to reduce your risk of CVD by making healthy changes to your lifestyle, and through controlling your high blood pressure and diabetes. This February, give yourself a little love and look after your heart. Still have questions? Ask A Doctor.
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