• Quit smoking. Ask for help if you need it. Your physician has many tools at her side to make quitting a success.
• Change your lifestyle. Become more active and improve your eating habits. This will help with many risk factors including stress, family history, and other health conditions.
• Get routine physical exams.
Heart disease and stroke kill one in three women. These diseases are 80 percent preventable according to Go Red for Women's official website.