Check your lifestyle
Helpful resources and online tools that can help you to
look after your heart.
We're sorry that our
lifestyle check tool is no longer available.
You can use our other fantastic resources to get started on making
healthy changes to your lifestyle.
A healthy diet can help reduce your risk of developing coronary
heart disease and stop you gaining weight.
Being active provides long term benefits for your heart health
and general health. And if you are inactive, you are more likely to
have a heart attack than someone who is active.
Smoking is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease, and
smokers are almost twice as likely to have a heart attack compared
with people who have never smoked.
Stick to your limits
Drinking too much alcohol is one of the most common causes of
hospital admission in the UK. Drinking more than the recommended
limits can also have a harmful effect on the heart.