GTM-5GZ544F Heart Disease | TitanPhysicalTherapy
HEART DISEASE is diagnosed in more than 12% of adults in the United States*.
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Things you can manage to decrease your risk:

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Smoking

  • Diabetes

  • Physical Inactivity

  • Weight

  • High cholesterol​

HEART DISEASE

  • Get at least 150 minutes per week of MODERATE-INTENSITY AEROBIC activity or 75 minutes per week of VIGOROUS AEROBIC activity, or a combination of both, preferably spread throughout the week.

  • Add MODERATE- to HIGH-INTENSITY MUSCLE-STRENGTHENING activity (such as resistance or weights) on at least 2 DAYS per week.

  • SPEND LESS TIME SITTING! Even light-intensity activity can offset some of the risks of being sedentary.

  • Gain even more benefits by being ACTIVE at least 300 MINUTES (5 hours) per week.

  • INCREASE AMOUNT and INTENSITY GRADUALLY over time.

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS

It is time to make a lifestyle changes if:

  • Blood Pressure:
    _ your top number is greater than 140 mmHg
    -or-
    _ your bottom number is greater than 90 mmHg

  • Cholesterol:
    _ your Triglycerides are greater than 200 mg/dl
    -and/or-
    _ your High Density Lipids (HDL) are less than 40 mg/dl

  • Know that if you are over the age of 45 for men and 55 for women, you are at higher risk of heart disease.

If you have ANY of the following SYMPTOMS,

it is time to seek

MEDICAL CARE

  • Severe tiredness or weakness

  • Sudden onset of nausea

  • Chest pain, heart fluttering
    -sudden fast beating

  • Shortness of breath

  • Chronic swelling in both your lower legs