Prevention is the best way to fight heart disease. In the United States, heart disease causes 1 out of every 4 deaths in males. Fortunately, we can change that. About 80 percent of early deaths from heart disease or stroke could be prevented with lifestyle changes and working with a health care provider.
Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and for your loved ones. Here are some ways you can put your health first.
Regular health screenings with a health care provider can help men find health problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, giving men the best chance for successful treatment.
Prenatal care is the health care women get when they’re pregnant. With regular checkups and a healthy lifestyle, women can work with their health care provider to prevent potential problems and have a healthy pregnancy.
Only half of women who have heart attacks have chest pain. Women are more likely than men to have other symptoms.