February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to check up on your heart health. Taking care of your heart has never been more important. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Call your Primary Care to schedule your annual checkup or call the Almanor Walk-in Clinic to talk with our staff about getting a checkup at our walk-in Clinic.
Check out these helpful resources related to heart care.
Stress Less for a Healthier Heart
This fact sheet provides information on how to manage stress for your heart health. Key Words: High Blood Pressure.
Self-Care Tips for Heart Health
This fact sheet provides an overview of what self-care for your heart means. It also offers ideas on how to make your heart health part of your self-care routine and the benefits of doing so. This fact sheet provides an overview of what self-care for your heart means. It also offers ideas on how to make your heart health part of your self-care routine and the benefits of doing so.
Taking Care of Our Hearts, Together
Interested in leading a more heart-healthy lifestyle? Small steps go a long way especially when you connect with others to stay motivated. This fact sheet suggests several lifestyle changes you can make starting today and ways to get your friends, family, and colleagues involved.
28 Days Towards a Healthy Heart
American Heart Month is a great time to think about how you can reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease. This tip sheet offers ideas for simple ways to incorporate heart health into every day of the month. Try a new activity each day and make your favorites part of your regular routine.