About 600,000 people in the United States die of heart disease every year. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms is key; unfortunately, many people are unaware of these important signals our bodies often give. In this one-hour special we learn how to protect the heart, lower blood pressure, reduce levels of bad cholesterol, eat healthier and focus on the right kind of exercise. We also speak with physicians who are encouraging their patients to be more proactive in their overall health care while providing them with the tools to have a healthier heart!
Coronary heart disease risk management involves the steps people can take to help lessen the consequences of heart disease. The buildup of a waxy substance called plaque in the arteries can interrupt the supply of blood to the heart. Through lifestyle changes and medications, many of the consequences of heart disease can be brought under control.
Our goal is to guide viewers along the path to a long healthy life. The science of medicine will come to life through colorful 3D animation and crisp high definition video. Everyday people tell extraordinary stories of triumph and survival in an upbeat, positive format.
Experts will highlight the life-changing benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle as a way of preventing disease and promoting health and wellness choices that can keep viewers active and vital from early adulthood onward.
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