Heart health tips

New ways to lower your blood pressure, stay heart healthy and live life to its fullest.

Go ahead hit snooze

Getting 7-8 hours of sleep can help you maintain a healthy weight.

Walk it out

Just 20 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.  Choose the stairs over the elevator and park farther away from the store!

Java lovers rejoice

Just one cup of coffee a week can reduce your risk of stroke.

Squash high cholesterol

Adding a serving of acorn squash has nearly 10% of your daily value of fiber, which can reduce cholesterol.

Don't hold it

Did you know the stress of having a full bladder may increase your blood pressure?

Hug it out for your health

Hugs can bring down blood pressure levels in some women and are the perfect reason to give a hug today.

Source: American Heart Association February 2019

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