Our Emergency Department in Dublin will be closed on Saturday 25th June. The service will be available again from Monday 27th at 8am. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

Ways to reduce your risk of Cardiovascular Disease

By making some simple lifestyle changes, you can reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. 

  • Reach and maintain a healthy weight 
  • Aim for 30-60 minutes of physical activity most days of the week
  • Stop smoking 
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet
  • Take medications as directed by your Doctor
  • Keeping your blood pressure well-controlled
  • Keep good control of your cholesterol or blood lipids
  • If you have diabetes, keeping your blood glucose levels well controlled - if blood sugar (glucose) levels are kept within normal range the risk of developing cardiovascular disease are reduced