Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
In this section we help you to learn more about cardiovascular disease and support you in making changes to your lifestyle so that you can reduce your risk of developing the condition and keep your heart in top condition.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a disease of the heart or blood vessels. Discover more about the condition here.
If you are a healthy weight, you are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Learn what a healthy weight is and understand the steps you can take to achieve or maintain it.
Eating a healthy diet is one of the ways to prevent cardiovascular disease. In this section we provide you with advice on what a healthy diet should consist of.
An active lifestyle is important for keeping your heart healthy and can help you to maintain a healthy weight. Find out how active you should be and get ideas on activities you can get involved in.
Drinking too much alcohol can put you at greater risk of cardiovascular conditions as well as many other health conditions. Learn how much is too much and what you can do to cut down.
Smoking is the cause of many serious health problems including heart problems, lung conditions and cancer. Find out more about it and get support to give up.