Give a Healthy Heart this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up, you may find yourself searching the stores for the right flowers, chocolates, and holiday card to give to your precious loved ones. This is one of the most important holidays to let others know how you feel about them. However, your heart is just as important to them as anything else you can give them or tell them. Your heart being healthy keeps you here to enjoy more memories with those you love. So, why not give the gift of your healthy heart this year?

How Common is Heart Disease?

Heart health is more important than ever. Why? This is because the CDC reports that over 600,000 people die each year from heart disease in this country. Even more than that suffer heart attacks annually. Whether it has to do with diet, lifestyle, or genetics, this number is staggering. So, how can you help prevent this? There are so many ways you can care for your heart and strengthen it. In fact, it may be easier than you think!

Best Tips for Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Eating for your heart – Eating healthy may be a given, but did you know there are foods that will specifically improve your heart health? Fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and nuts are just a few of the best options.

Get moving – There is little you can do that is better for your heart than exercise, and the good news is that any level of movement can strengthen that very important organ. Walking is a good place to start.

Handle stress – Stress can put a lot of strain on the heart and other parts of the body. It is basically impossible to avoid it, but each of us can take the time to handle it better, whether it be unwinding with a good book each evening, talking to your loved one, or meditating.

Contact Questcare Medical Clinic

For more information on heart health, contact Questcare Medical Clinic for information about our locations and hours.