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The heart is a powerful muscle, about the size of your fist.  In an average life, it could beat as many as 2.5 billion timesChange Your Future is an educational project sponsored by Toledo Cardiology Consultants to educate you about heart health.  In this space, we'll tell you how to keep your heart beating steadily, and inform you of technical advances that keep you heart-healthy.

  • What's New From Toledo Cardiology ConsultantsWhat's New From Toledo Cardiology ConsultantsMore>>

  • The Latest in Cardiac Care

    The Latest in Cardiac Care

    Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. However the number of deaths is decreasing as innovations in the care of cardiac patients is advancing. Click here to learn more!More >>
    Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. However the number of deaths is decreasing as innovations in the care of cardiac patients is advancing.  Click here to learn more!More >>
  • Tests & Procedures

    Tests & Procedures

    Toledo Cardiology Consultants offers cardiac testing both in an out of the hospital. Click here to learn more! More >>
    Toledo Cardiology Consultants offers cardiac testing both in an out of the hospital.  Click here to learn more! More >>

Heart Healthy Tips

  • Quit smoking. During the first year after you quit, your risk for heart attack is reduced by 50%.

  • Get your blood pressure checked regularly. High blood pressure can damage the arteries, heart and kidneys causing arteriosclerosis and stroke.

  • Get a blood test to determine if you have high cholesterol. Un-healthy levels can be caused by poor nutrition or an inherited condition. Once you know your numbers you and your physician can work together to improve them.

  • If you are overweight and you lose even a small amount of weight, you can lower your risk for heart disease or stroke. Talk to your physician for the plan that is best for you.

  • Exercise. Even moderate exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease. Talk to your physician and together you can build a plan that is right for you.

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