We're all at risk for heart disease and stroke. Do the right thing for your heart and your family by understanding the risks. Many risk factors for heart disease and stroke — including high blood pressure and high cholesterol — may not have any symptoms. The good news is that these same risk factors, along with smoking, and obesity, are preventable and controllable. By controlling these risk factors, you could reduce risk of heart attack or stroke by more than 80%. Close the Gap has partnered with Million Hearts™ to bring information and health tools to the NFL community in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
The resources, videos, and links on the Total Wellness website will help you better understand risks like high blood pressure (also called hypertension) and the steps you can take to prevent or treat it. ional resources to you and your family in the areas of career, health, safety, wellness, and lifestyle.