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Heart Health: Conversation Starters

It can be hard to talk to a family member or friend about making healthy lifestyle changes. Use these tips to start a conversation about heart-healthy changes like quitting smoking or getting more physical activity.

Begin by saying that you care.

You can say:

Share the facts.

Let your loved one know how serious heart disease can be:

Say how to prevent heart disease.

Make it clear that taking these steps can improve heart health:

Offer to help.

Ask how you can help:

Try suggesting these ideas: