February 2015 -
American Heart Month
Sponsor: The American Heart Association
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.
Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy
choices and manage their health conditions.
To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects,
South Central Medical & Resource Center is proudly
participating in American Heart Month.
South Central Medical & Resource Center wants to promote
healthy living and prevent heart disease in your community.
You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease.
Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have
To lower your risk:
• Watch your weight.
• Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.
• Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.
• If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation.
• Get active and eat healthy.
We encourage everyone to schedule an appointment to have
cholesterol screening, blood pressure check and weight measurement.
We can help with education and medications to help you stop smoking.
We can provide education about healthy diet and exercise.
For more information, visit South Central Medical & Resource Center
call 405-756-1414 to schedule an appointment today.