Have a Happy Heart

February is American Heart Month. At Milford Regional Medical Center, we’re reminding everyone to Have a HAPPY Heart!

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H– Have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked! The key to preventing cardiovascular disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure and high total cholesterol.

A– Alleviate Stress! Try our Vinyasa Flow Yoga class and find your inner warrior as you flow through poses that raise your heart rate, build strength, endurance and lean muscle; increase metabolism; and improve flexibility. Registration for Spring Wellness Classes begins March 6th!

P– Plan exercise! Check out one of our Wellness Classes. Registration for the Spring session begins March 6th!

P– Prepare Heart Healthy Meals! Try out this recipe for Baked Salon Dijon–something tasty and heart healthy. Other great recipes can be found at www.heart.org.

Y– Yes, you can! Kick the smoking habit! Quitting is a journey. Check out this website for tips and tricks along the way.

These five tips can help achieve a happy and healthy heart. For more information on American Heart Month, including heart healthy recipes, healthy living and stress management, visit the American Heart Association’s website!

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