Take the Million Hearts™ Challenge Today

Prevention starts with everyone. Protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease and stroke by understanding the risks and taking these steps

  • Drive the initiative by challenging your family and friends to take the Million Hearts™ pledge at http://millionhearts.hhs.gov.
  • Get up and get active by being physically active for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week.
  • Know your ABCS:

        ~  Ask your doctor if you should take an Aspirin every day.

        ~  Find out if you have high Blood pressure or Cholesterol, and if you do, get effective treatment.

        ~  If you Smoke, get help to quit.

    • Make your calories count by eating a heart-healthy diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables and low in sodium and trans fat.
    • Take control of your heart health by following your doctor’s prescription instructions.

Together, we can all be one in a million this Heart Month and every month. To learn more, visit http://millionhearts.hhs.gov

http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/american_heart_month.htm