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Preventive Heart Care Keeps Your Heart Beating Strong

Your heart health is key to your overall well-being. You might have heard that heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. But there’s good news: the vast majority of heart disease is preventable. Simple changes — like learning your cardiovascular risk factors, eating healthier, managing your weight, exercising and taking care of your emotional health — can have a huge impact on your heart health.

Within our network of hospitals, AdventHealth has partnered with the American Heart Association to collaborate on community initiatives that bring awareness to preventive heart care, warning signs and healthy lifestyle changes. Many of our facilities also provide free or minimal charge screenings for common heart-health measures, including blood pressure, cholesterol and blood-glucose levels. When you take good care of your heart, it will continue to take good care of you, today and well into the future.

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What is Heart Health and Prevention?

Heart health refers to the overall well-being of the heart and circulatory system. It's crucial because the heart plays a central role in pumping oxygen-rich blood throughout the body, supplying vital nutrients to organs and tissues. Maintaining a healthy heart is essential for longevity and overall quality of life.

Prevention of heart disease plays a key role in maintaining heart health and can protect against:

  • Coronary heart disease (CDC)
  • Heart attacks
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes

Comprehensive Care Helps Prevent Heart Disease

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Heart and Vascular Care You Can Count On

We’re here to take care of your cardiovascular system so you can keep putting your whole heart into everything you do.

Cardiovascular Specialties and Services

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  • General Cardiology

    General cardiology encompasses the diagnosis, treatment and management of various heart-related conditions and diseases.

  • Heart Valve Disease

    Close monitoring and ongoing management are essential for people living with heart valve disease to prevent complications, manage symptoms and optimize heart function.

  • Women’s Cardiology

    Women's cardiology gives special focus to the distinct risk factors, symptoms, diagnostic considerations, and treatment approaches associated with heart disease in women.