Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions that affect the heart of blood vessels.

Although it is one of the main causes of death and disability in the UK, it can often be prevented to a large extent if you lead a healthy lifestyle.

NHS Inform provides a guide to reducing your risk of developing heart disease

The British Heart Foundation offers a wealth of information and support for individuals and carers worrying about heart health

  • They have a helpline that enables you to speak to a cardiac nurse
  • They host an online community to offer peer-to-peer support

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