Heart Health

Diet, exercise and generally looking after your body can all help toward a healthy heart. Simple lifestyle changes could help keep your ticker ticking.

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"Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the UK and particularly of dying young, below the age of 75. Our heart health hub summarises the latest medical evidence and guides you through the symptoms and signs to look out for. Equally importantly, we will also give you all the information you need to empower you to make those healthier choices. Let’s work together to improve your heart health so you can live a longer, healthier life."

Our Expert

Dr Yassir Javaid

Cardiovascular lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network

Having a heart attack when you're young

Having a heart attack when you're young

Heart attacks are usually thought to affect people in their 50s and above. However, about 8 in every 100 heart attacks occur in those under 55.

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