My cardiac rehab patients often create the most entertaining phrases to sum up the educational tools used in their recovery processes. Most recently, the one that got my attention was KISS, or “Keep it simple, stupid!” One of life's best mantras! Taking care of your heart shouldn’t be overly complicated, which is why I’ve compiled 9 simple tips for keeping your heart healthy.
Here’s my list of dos and don’ts for overweight or diabetic patients, as well as anyone who wants to take better care of his or her heart.
By following these simple steps and turning them into habits, you’re on your way to a healthier heart and a healthier you! Be sure to talk to your doctor about ways to reduce your cardiac disease risk.