Healthy Heart A-Z 2016
A: Atrial Fibrillation This common heart rhythm abnormality affects approximately 2-3 million Americans. Learn more about A-Fib, treatment, and how to prevent it.
B: Blood Pressure known as the “silent killer” – often goes without symptoms. Know your blood pressure and other numbers to prevent heart disease and stroke.
C: Check..Call..Compress Every day nearly 1,000 people die from sudden cardiac arres in the United States alone. By using the resources on this page, you can learn to double a person's chances of survival.
D: Diabetes Approximately 29.3 million peple in the United States have Diabetes. Learn more on how to eat, exercise, and manage blood sugar levels.
E: Electrical Heart In atrial fibrillation, the heart rate tends to be fast and irregular; thus the patient often complains about heart palpitations, racing, or skipping sensations.
F: Five Ways to Reduce Heart Attack Risk A Swedish study showed that men who did these five things reduced their heart attack risk by 80 percent.
G: Giving The support given to the Sarver Heart center has allowed us to provide community education and will continue to help us as we work towards our 10 Year plan. Learn more about our vision.
U: Unsaturated vs. Saturated Fats- Monounsaturated fats are found in olive oil as well as man foods. These help to lower the risk of heart disease by reducing high cholesterol levels. Meanwhile, saturated fats, found in many animal products, raise the blood choleserol levels and lower the amounts of healthy HDL in the blood.