You read about Wear Red Day, but it’s still American Heart Month. And there are several ways to love your heart to help defeat the number one killer of women: heart disease.
While some risk factors for heart disease like family history and age can’t be changed, you still have control over other areas like blood pressure and weight.
Lower High Blood Pressure
Know your blood pressure and work with your doctor to lower it if necessary.
Today the peer-reviewed journal Women's Health Issues (WHI) released a new Special Collection on Women's Heart Health, with a focus on improving healthcare services to women at risk for cardiovascular disease. Read Post
During American Heart Month, treat your heart right by taking care of your gums. At the end of January, I reminded you about Wear Red Day (Feb. 5) and all the widely discussed risk factors for heart disease. However, another risk fa... Read Post