Show Your Heart Some Love

Choosing heart healthy lifestyle options will help you (and those you love) keep your health on track and potentially prevent a variety of chronic conditions like heart disease. 

The American Heart Association’s 2022 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update Fact Sheet confirms coronary heart disease (CHD) was the leading cause (41.3%) of deaths attributable to CVD in the United States, followed by other CVD (17.3%), stroke (17.2%), high blood pressure (11.7%), heart failure (9.9%), diseases of the arteries (2.8%) in 2019.

The study further shows that on average in 2019, someone died of a stroke every 3 minutes 30 seconds in the United States.

Make Healthy Steps

  • Maintain a healthy body weight
  • Exercise for at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (or as recommended for your age)
  • Eat a well-balanced meal rich in fruits and vegetables
  • Monitor your cholesterol and blood pressure
  • If you smoke, use tobacco, or vape; STOP
  • Make annual well exam appointments with your physician a priority

Take the Heart Health Test

Knowledge is powerful. Take a moment to complete our brief Online Heart Health Test.

Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms

In the event a health-related emergency should arise, it’s critical to know the signs and symptoms that need emergent attention. The American Heart Association has heart attack and stroke symptoms. Do not delay your care during an emergent situation. Cumberland Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, our region’s only certified stroke network

Physical Activity for Kids

Active kids have a better chance of growing into healthy adults. The American Heart Association has a variety of recommendations to be mindful of as they grow.

Cardiac & Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiac and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation is an outpatient resource that helps patients, who have heart or lung conditions, exercise safety in a clinical setting. For more information on Cumberland Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, please call (931) 459-7379.

Your Doctor Can Help You

Make the most of your health by having a relationship with your primary care doctor to help monitor your health. Through routine screenings and monitoring, you can stay on the forefront and help ward of chances of chronic disease. If you need help finding a physician, please call us at (931) 459-4262.  

Our Heart Health Library

Visit our Online Heart Health Library for additional information like recipes and videos to learn more about how to make the most of your heart’s health.

When Minutes Count, Count on Cumberland Medical Center

Cumberland Medical Center is a proud member of the Covenant Health Stroke Network and has earned The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center.

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