Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Fortunately, it is largely preventable and there are many things people can do to reduce their risk, such as being more active.
Join the NHLBI and its The Heart Truth® program this year in encouraging Americans to move more and Move with Heart. You should strive for at least 150 minutes (2 ½ hours) each week of physical activity that gets your heart pumping and leaves you a little breathless. There are flexible ways to break it into amounts of daily activity, and even small amounts add up and can have lasting heart health benefits.
Here you will find a variety of information about heart disease, the importance of moving more, educational materials to use in your community, social media resources, and more.
Lear more about Heart Disease:
- Coronary heart disease
- Coronary heart disease risk factors
- Congenital Heart Defects
- Heart disease in women
- The Heart Truth program
- The Heart Truth® for Women: Learn About Heart Disease (PDF)
- Know the Difference: Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Disease, Coronary Heart Disease (PDF)
- Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity