Many factors can affect your health and although some may be out of your control, such as genetics or age, you can also make changes to your lifestyle to stay healthy. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, making steps toward a health living include:
- See your doctor for regular screenings
- Maintain healthy weight
- Eat a variety of healthy foods, limit calories and saturated fat
- Be physically active, but also practice safety habits
- Control your blood pressure and cholesterol
- Quit smoking
When you are taking warfarin it is especially important to maintain a healthy living and stay consistent. Consistency is an essential behavior for being safe and successful while on warfarin.