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Lifestyle choices

It's never too late to make positive changes to your lifestyle! There are huge benefits to stopping smoking, being more active, limiting alcohol and eating more healthily.

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How can I reduce my risk of CVD?

There are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk of Cardiovascular Disease. See the icons below and click to read more about how you can help to keep your heart happy.

Live well

Small and simple changes could make a huge difference! A healthy lifestyle is the best way to prevent CVD. See below for more information.

Know your numbers!

Most people know their weight, but do you know what your blood pressure is? Or your cholesterol? The only way to find out is to get checked. See below for more information.

1. High blood pressure

Know your numbers …

Having a healthy blood pressure is essential to maintaining a healthy heart.

More than one in four adults across Cheshire and Merseyside are thought to have high blood pressure.

What’s your blood pressure? Do you know your numbers? Next time you see your doctor or practice nurse, ask them to check.

1. High Blood Pressure

Having a healthy blood pressure is essential to maintaining a healthy heart....
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2. Smoking

Giving up smoking is the single biggest thing you can do to improve your...
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3. High cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body. It's mainly made by the liver, but can also be found in some foods...
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4. Overweight

If you’d like free local support to help you lose weight...
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5. Poorly controlled diabetes

People with diabetes have a higher chance of developing cardio...
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6. Inactivity

Whatever your age, there's strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you...
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7. Too much alcohol

Do you know how much you are drinking? Keep a drinks diary for a week...
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8. Unhealthy diet

We recommend eating a healthy, balanced, high-fibre diet...
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9. Stress

Spotting the early signs of stress will also help prevent it getting...
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If you're aged 40-74 years old you may be eligible for a
FREE NHS health check. Part of this check involves
assessing your individual CVD risk and advising you how
to reduce it.

 

Local services helping you to look after your heart...

 

Exercise

1. Local services

For more information on local services in your area click on the links below.

Cheshire East

Cheshire West & Chester

Halton

Knowsley

Liverpool

Sefton

St Helens

Warrington

Wirral

Smartphones

2. Apps  

Extra support at your fingertips!
There are lots of helpful tools you can download to your smartphone to help with changing your lifestyle:

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