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West Yorkshire and Harrogate’s Healthy Hearts scheme aims to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke for people at highest risk

 

 

 

 

 

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To help us find out what local patients think about the work we're doing to help prevent hearts attacks and strokes we're asking local patients to give a us a few minutes of their time to answer some simple questions about what you've just learned. You can find out more about this on our Cholesterol Public Engagement page.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Youssef Beaini, the Clinical Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Healthy Hearts, talks to Stray FM about the programme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Matt Kearney describes the important role of the NHS Health Check in the prevention and early detection of cardiovascular disease.

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HYPERTENSION

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of developing serious health problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

More information about hypertension

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CHOLESTEROL

Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in your blood. If you have too much cholesterol in your blood, it can increase your risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

More information about cholesterol

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HEART DISEASE

Heart disease has many forms. When put together, they’re referred to as cardiovascular disease (CVD), a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels.

More information about CVD

What Healthy Hearts  means to the people of West Yorkshire and Harrogate

We want to reduce the impact of heart diease and diabetes and prevent the number of heart-releated illnesses, including heart attacks, every year across West Yorkshire and Harrogate.

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