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Managing Heart Failure

Managing Your Risk Factors

Risk Factors for Heart Disease - VHL HealthSheet #84239_VA
Some risk factors for heart disease are beyond your control, but others, such as smoking or high blood pressure, you can do something about.
Controlling High Blood Pressure - VHL HealthSheet #82044_VA
High blood pressure (hypertension) is called the silent killer. This is because many people who have it don’t know it. You can take an easy test to see if your blood pressure is too high. If it is high, you can take steps to lower it. Doing so could save your life.
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