April 20, 2021 | 11:51 am
Our organs need blood, oxygen and other nutrients to function. For these to reach our organs, a healthy cardiovascular system is the key. A healthier lifestyle means a healthier heart.
Work on your heart health everyday through these simple changes:
Common types of heart disease
These are the major risk factors for developing heart disease:
Other factors that may contribute to the development of heart disease:
Routine screening tests are recommended to prevent, diagnose, and treat heart diseases. Depending on their heart condition, people as young as 20 years old need to have their heart health checked regularly, while some start having their hearts consistently monitored later in life.
It is best to consult with a cardiologist to know what tests you might need and to know how your heart health should be managed.
Consult with a DLSUMC cardiologist now! To view the schedules of our expert clinicians, visit https://findyourdoctor.dlshsi.edu.ph/ or call the Information Section at (046) 481-8000 or (02) 8988-3100 local 1206 / 2001.
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