Many people are familiar with omega-3 fatty acids, and some of those at risk for heart disease take them as dietary supplements. However, some people have limited understanding of the risks and benefits of these dietary supplements.
A stroke can cause lasting disability and unimaginable pain for those impacted and their loved ones. This World Stroke Day, learn how to reduce your risk for stroke, how to identify the signs and symptoms and why timely response and treatment are critical.
High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Because it typically has no symptoms, you may not know you have high cholesterol until it’s already causing problems. Knowing key health numbers like your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, and working closely with your doctor to manage them, are keys to preventing heart disease and stroke.