Heart Health and Blood Vessels

Diet, exercise and generally looking after your body can all help toward a healthy heart. Simple lifestyle changes could help keep your ticker ticking.

Our Heart Health and Blood Vessels Champion Is
Our Heart Health and Blood Vessels Champion Is Dr Yassir Javaid Cardiovascular lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network
"Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the UK and particularly of dying young, below the age of 75. Our heart health hub summarises the latest medical evidence and guides you through the symptoms and signs to look out for. Equally importantly, we will also give you all the information you need to empower you to make those healthier choices. Let’s work together to improve your heart health so you can live a longer, healthier life."

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Having a heart attack when you're young

Heart attacks are usually thought to affect people in their 50s and above. However, about 8 in every 100 heart attacks occur in those under 55.

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Information on Heart Valve Disease (Causes, Symptoms and Treatment)

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Mitral Stenosis

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Aortic Stenosis

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Mitral Regurgitation

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Aortic Regurgitation

Information on Palpitations

Palpitations

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Palpitations

Information on Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

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Heart Disease

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High Cholesterol

Information on High Cholesterol

High Cholesterol

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High Cholesterol

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Healthy Eating

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Exercise and Physical Activity

Information on High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Video Video: How to reduce blood pressure

VIDEOS

Video: How to reduce blood pressure

Medications

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