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If you or someone you know are living with heart disease, healthy life choices and working with a health care provider can go a long way toward lowering your risk for complications.
Healthy habits, such as being active, eating better, and monitoring and keeping control of your blood pressure can help reduce complications and improve outcomes.
If you have heart disease, you need routine medical visits with your health care provider to stay healthy and catch any problems early.
High blood pressure often has no warning signs, so it’s vital to get it checked often. Your provider can help you set the right blood pressure goals and help watch your progress.
Your provider may give you medications for your heart disease. It is important to take all medications as directed by your provider. Some prescriptions can cause unwanted side effects. Talk to your provider regularly for help managing any side effects.
Everyone is different, so work together with your provider to make the life changes that are needed. Focus on success and take it one day at a time.
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