Every 10 minutes someone in Australia has a heart attack1
Experiencing a heart attack or stroke may have you feeling a range of emotions and the fear of having another cardiovascular event. But the good news is you can do a lot to help reduce the chances of a subsequent heart attack or stroke.
The first is to understand cholesterol. Cholesterol is essential for your body to work, but too much LDL (bad) cholesterol can lead to a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack or stroke.
This is why knowing your numbers and treating your risk can help protect you from another cardiovascular event.
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS, TREAT YOUR RISK aims to support you by:
explaining the importance of monitoring and managing your cholesterol
acknowledging the impact a heart attack has on your mental health
encouraging you to discuss your heart health with your GP
Hear from the experts
Australia’s leading experts discuss looking after your heart and mental health.