Health Hint: Heart health

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint focuses on cardiovascular health since February is Heart Month.

Knowing your numbers, including LDL and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides and others, is a good place to start to understand your individual risk for heart disease. Your doctor will be able to decide what to do next based on your results – how to adjust your lifestyle or what type of treatment might be needed.”

Dr. Christie Ballantyne

Professor of medicine and chief of the Section of Cardiology

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