Published: September 18, 2020
The Sacramento Heart and Stroke Walk Digital Experience is coming up.
This event supports innovative research, best practices for improving patient care, and stronger public health policies. In fact, walking is one of the simplest ways to get active, and research shows that walking can have a significant impact on your health by lowering your risk of heart disease. Walk at home or in your neighborhood on September 26 for the Sacramento Heart and Stroke Walk Digital Experience. month. To save a life, read about trigger events and free crisis phone line.
Join our WHA team. Share how you get moving on September 26 using #SacHasHeart.
September also happens to be National Cholesterol Education Month. It’s a good reminder to get your blood cholesterol checked. And did you know that 30 minutes of brisk walking three times a week actually helps raise your “good” cholesterol (HDL) and lower your “bad” cholesterol (LDL) by a few points? Take steps to lower your cholesterol if it’s high, or to keep it at a healthy level if it’s not. Developing a healthy lifestyle by making mindful choices will help you reach your personal cholesterol goals.