Written by Valiant Living Recovery on Thursday, September 16th, 2021
The cardiovascular system controls heart and circulatory functions, making it a vital part of your body’s functioning and overall health. Poor cardiovascular health has several risk factors and can cause a person to develop life-threatening, and even deadly, illnesses.
These can include high blood pressure, stroke, cancer, hypertension, and heart failure. In fact, more than one in three adults (around 85.6 million) live with one or more types of cardiovascular diseases.
Cardiovascular fitness is determined by several risk factors, including blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides.
You can improve your cardiovascular health by using both preventative and corrective measures to do so. Schedule annual physicals or checkups with your doctor. Request regular blood pressure readings, cholesterol screenings, and blood tests to determine triglycerides levels. You can prevent or control symptoms related to poor cardiovascular health by making healthy lifestyle choices including:
At Valiant Living, located in beautiful Centennial, CO, our goal is to help you achieve the level of physical, mental, and emotional health that you desire. We specialize in treating co-disorders and strive to provide our clients with comprehensive care that promotes healthy physical and mental health decision-making. If you or someone you love would like more information on how Valiant Living can help you, contact us at (303) 952-5035 today.