90% of premature vascular disease is preventable.

Simple lifestyle changes will not only make you live longer and healthier but will make you feel fitter and happier. Try and get some regular exercise, eat and drink sensibly and you will reap the rewards.

We have put together a few sections on lifetyle and how it can affect your heart health.


  • Alcohol →

    Moderate alcohol consumption (1 or 2 drinks per day) is associated with a reduced risk of developing heart disease. Higher levels of intake however can increase the risk of deve...


  • Diet →

    A healthy diet will reduce your risk of developing heart disease as well as reducing the chance of you developing diabetes and some cancers. Eating healthily will also help your...


  • Exercise →

    Exercise is vital to maintain a healthy heart and circulation and has been shown to make you live longer. Exercise makes you feel healthier, reduces your blood pressure, helps y...


  • Smoking →

    Being a cigarette smoker reduces your life expectancy by at least 10 years. Cigarette smoking is one of the leading preventable causes of premature vascular disease and at least...


  • Weight →

    Carrying excess weight increases your risk of developing heart disease and increases the likelihood of developing diabetes, back pain and joint problems. Regular gentle exercise...