In honor of American Heart Month, the Danville Life Saving Crew asks you to join them in following these simple steps to create a healthier heart and lifestyle. The American Heart Association suggests the following:
Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke
If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation'
Control your cholesterol and blood pressure
Get active and eat healthy
Watch your weight through diet and exercise
These simple steps can help you reduce the risk of developing heart disease. If you are already living with heart disease, leading a healthy lifestyle can also help you control and prevent risk factors.