Heart Health: Conversation starters

It can be hard to talk to a family member or friend about making healthy lifestyle changes. Use these tips to start a conversation about heart-healthy changes like quitting smoking or getting more physical activity. 

Begin by saying that you care.

You can say:

Share the facts.

Let your loved one know how serious heart disease can be:

Explain that it's possible to prevent heart disease.

Encourage your loved one to take steps that can improve heart health. For example, you can say:

Offer to help.

Ask how you can help:

For more information on preventing heart disease, check out: 

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