According to the American Heart Association, 1 out of every 3 Americans has high blood pressure. Are you one of them? The AHA recommends you get a blood pressure screening at least every two years, starting at age 20. If your numbers are higher than normal, you should get screened more often.
The world of cholesterol is full of acronyms and moving pieces that mean and do different things for your health —for better or worse. If you visit your doctor regularly, chances are you have your cholesterol checked annually. But do you know what it all means?
Keeping your heart healthy includes regular exercise and eating the right kinds of foods. Check out these recipes designed to give your heart what it needs to stay strong.