Heart Disease / Stroke
A simple guide to how alcohol can affect the heart.
An easy read version of the campaign leaflet for printing in an office environment.
This booklet is for people with angina, and for their family and friends. It explains what angina is, what causes it, how angina is diagnosed, what to do if you get an episode of angina or if you think you may be having a heart attack and what can be done for angina. It also explains what acute coronary syndrome is.
If someone has diabetes, they have a much greater risk of developing coronary heart disease than someone who doesn't have diabetes. This booklet is for people who have diabetes, and for their families and friends. It may also be useful if someone doesn't have diabetes but has been told they may develop it in the future.
Fed up with fad diets? This fold-out booklet is a short introduction to the British Heart Foundation weight loss plan.
A good diet, in combination with being physically active, is an important part of staying healthy and making sure that children grow well. Working on eating healthily as a family is a great challenge, and this booklet will give you all the information you need, as well as practical tips and ideas for how you can put it all into practice. Download only.
To help African Caribbean communities look after their heart and reduce their risk of CVD.
This booklet is for people with heart failure and their family and friends. It explains what heart failure is, what causes it, the symptoms, the possible treatments including medicines, and what can be done to help keep the condition under control.
If someone has a heart condition and they are experiencing emotional upheaval, they are not alone. This booklet describes common emotional reactions to having problems with the heart and things that can help someone cope.
Find out how to reduce the amount of saturated fat you eat using our A2-sized wallchart. It includes information on the different types of fat in food and advice on the healthiest options to choose both when cooking and eating out.
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of irregular heart rhythm. Most people who have AF are over 65, but some younger people also have it. This booklet is for people with atrial fibrillation and for their family and friends.
This posters helps to promote heart health awareness and encourages adults to complete the One You Heart Age Test.
Almost 1 in 6 men in the UK die from heart disease - make sure you're not one of them.
This short leaflet is for people with or at risk of high blood pressure. It explains how eating too much salt can cause high blood pressure which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. It provides practical tips on how to cut down on salt.
This short leaflet explains how eating too much sugar can cause weight gain and obesity, which increases your risk of having a heart attack, stroke and developing Type 2 diabetes. It provides simple changes you can make to cut back on sugar.
This simple guide is for people who have been told they have high cholesterol, or are at risk of getting it.
This short leaflet explains the link between stress and unhealthy habits that can increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases.
This short leaflet explains why being overweight increases your risk of heart and circulatory diseases, and why where you carry excess weight on your body is important.
A PDF for professional printing of large print campaign leaflet. This campaign highlights that a stroke is a medical emergency and the public are urged to take the symptoms seriously (F - face, A - arms, S - speech and T - time) and call 999 immediately if they notice any single one of them in themselves or others.
An A4 size printed BAME poster of Charles (stroke survivor), to support Act FAST messaging.
An A4 size printed BAME poster of Jaswant (stroke survivor), to support Act FAST messaging.