Your heart health in British Sign Language (BSL)
Our research tells us that by leading a
healthy lifestyle, you can have a healthier heart.
This series of videos in British Sign
Language (BSL) will help you do that. They explain the risk factors linked with coronary heart disease, and encourage you
to think about some things you could do to keep your heart
healthy. They could save your life.
Small changes can make a big difference
Before, I ate really unhealthy food like pork pies, fast food and convenience meals. Now I have really changed the way I eat
determined to change his unhealthy habits. Out went the fatty
foods like unhealthy pizza, pork pies and pasties, and in came
healthier options like pineapple, peas and peppers. He
started swimming regularly and became more
After a couple of months, he had changed his diet to include healthy choices, lost weight and reduced his blood cholesterol levels.
His story demonstrates how anyone can make those small positive
lifestyle changes that'll help reduce the risk.
Main risk factors
The risk factors discussed in these films are:
Find out more about your heart health
Learn more about Professor
John Danesh and his team's research on the risk factors linked
with coronary heart disease.