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Taking care of your heart by controlling the numbers

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Morgan Auernhammer, a clinical educator with Covenant Healthcare is here with the number one message she has for patients when it comes to heart health: Know your numbers. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

This week’s Community Wide is all about your heart.

Specifically, taking care of your ticker.

Morgan Auernhammer, a clinical educator with Covenant Healthcare is here with the number one message she has for patients when it comes to heart health:

Know your numbers.

There are some you can control like blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, lack of regular physical activity, and some you can't control like age, gender, and family history.

Auernhammer has some tips on how to keep track and improve those numbers.