Reducing your risk of heart disease

Reducing the risk of heart disease

Heart disease is a general term to include a wide range of conditions that affect the heart.

Heart disease remains the number one cause of death in New Zealand. It is also a major cause of disability.

You can help reduce your risk of heart disease by taking steps to control factors that put you at greater risk, such as controlling your blood pressure, lowering your cholesterol, being smokefree and getting enough exercise.

Your local Life Pharmacist can assist with all of the above – you can have a private chat next time you visit.

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