Left Heart Failure prevention
Left Heart Failure

Prevention could include:

  • Chances are good that at least once a year-in January, perhaps?-you vow to commit to an exercise program. If you've had some trouble with the follow-through, you're certainly in good company.
  • Getting older doesn't mean you need to give up being active. In fact, daily physical activity can improve your health in a number of ways, at any age.
  • Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates have skyrocketed in the United States in recent years. As of 2010, more than one-t...
  • If and when you try to quit smoking, you may face any number of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Most people who try to quit deal with at least one.
  • Research shows that success comes to smokers who use more than one method to fight cravings and withdrawals. Here are some common and proven treatment options.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit (CDC, 2012). However, most people who try to quit are not successful in their first attempt. This is because the body p...
  • Teens who smoke become adults who smoke. Most teens don't fully understand the risks associated with smoking or how difficult it will be to quit.
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be intimidating. It is extremely important that you discuss quitting and help them become a former smoker.
  • 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit, so your partner may already be thinking about quitting. Express your concerns for their health.
  • Nicotine-replacement therapies and smoking cessation medications are two options for quitting smoking. Read about other plans and strategies for quitting.
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