Heart Health

Heart Disease Awareness: Best Ways Women Can Combat Heart Disease

Heart disease causes 27% of female deaths – more than all cancers. Nearly half a million women die of heart disease every year, but only 13% of Americans know that heart disease is the number one health threat for women. Why You Should Be Aware "It's an equal...

Marriage Can Make Your Heart Sick

Heart health, especially women’s, is very connected to relationship health. Research shows that happily married people (or people who are in happy long-term relationships) have lower levels of heart disease than single, divorced, or separated people.

3 Reasons Every Woman Should Get in the Water

Swimming is hands-down one of the best workouts for women. What other workout burns so many calories, firms every muscle, boosts metabolism, and de-stresses you like swimming does? And you don't have to be an Olympic gold medalist to reap the benefits. Swimming Blasts...

Your Heart: Know Your Risk Factors

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease, and heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. Sounds scary, right? Yet, women often ignore heart risks and symptoms....

Maintaining a Healthy Heart

On this Valentine’s Day, celebrate those in your life that you love the - and be sure to celebrate you! Take good care of your heart. February is a great month to evaluate your heart health and make sure you are taking steps towards maintaining a healthy heart. Almost...

Heart Disease in Women Part 2

Last week we discussed the symptoms of heart disease for women.  Now, let’s take a look at some of the risk factors involved.  The key risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking. About half of Americans (49%) have at...

Heart Disease in Women

Where red this month not just because of Valentine’s Day, but because February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the US? One out of every four female deaths is due to heart disease.  Heart...

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