According to the Centers for Disease Control, due to the high risk of heart disease, protecting your heart and circulatory system should be a high priority for everyone. Here's a guide to many products that may support heart health: tools to help with weight-loss, blood pressure management, and more.
Blood Pressure Monitors
A home blood pressure monitor is a wonderful tool for ensuring your numbers stay in the healthy range. Use this guide to find the right monitor to fit your health needs, lifestyle, and budget.
Walking is a fun and relatively easy way to get heart-healthy cardio while burning fat and calories. To maintain a healthy weight and stay active, try walking about 10,000 steps each day, and use a pedometer to help you keep track. (Check with your doctor first, especially if you are overweight or managing a health condition.)
Your body uses pain to tell you something is wrong, but in many cases, the problem is minor and may be managed at home with the help of an over-the-counter pain reliever. Like all medicines, pain relievers should be used with care. Use this quick guide to pick one that can maximize the benefits and minimize side effects.
A medical identification bracelet or necklace will help determine whether it’s safe for first responders to use an MRI scan on you to diagnose an injury. Also, if you have a stent, emergency responders need to know, and if you’re on a blood thinner, emergency responders are especially cautious about any potential blood loss.