7 Steps to a Healthy Heart

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  • diabetes
  • exercise
  • Tobacco
  • health care
  • Association of Black Cardiologists
  • heart disease
  • heart disease
  • blood pressure, heart disease
  • heart disease

Don't Use Tobacco

Smoking cigarettes or using other tobacco products greatly increases your risk for developing coronary heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. As cravings are often triggered by emotional situations, people or even locations, the ABC says it is important to keep a log of these triggers so you can overcome them in the future. Click here to learn about more ways to kick the habit. (Photo: Jan Pitman/Getty Images)