Heart Health & Stress

Did you know that stress can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke? It can even lead to a higher risk of depression and anxiety. That’s why it’s so important to recognize signs of stress and then manage it with healthy lifestyle changes.

Here are some ways that you can manage your stress:
• Set healthy, measurable and attainable goals
• Aim for at least 150 minutes of aerobic physical activity per week
• Enjoy at least 10 minutes a day of yoga and/or slow stretching• Commit to a healthy, nutritious and well-balanced diet
• Practice exhalation breathing for at least 10 minutes a day

With a few healthy lifestyle changes, you can take a proactive approach to your stress management.