One of our main priorities at Saint Thomas Health is ensuring women have the necessary access to care and educational information to remain heart healthy. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease kills one American woman every eighty seconds.
Just a reminder that Friday, Feb 2, is National Wear Red Day!
Throughout February, UAB Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to prevent it as part of American Heart Month with many events, including three communitywide initiatives. Women should know their cholesterol, blood pressure and sugar levels.
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According to Johnson, Little Hats, Big Hearts is a nationwide effort of love to bring awareness to mothers about the most serious birth defects for babies. Everyone is encouraged to wear RED and share RED to support women's heart health. Go Red also wants action to save more lives and was created to empower women to take charge of their heart health. The luncheon focuses on the strides in the fight against heart disease in women in the past decade and the ongoing need to educate Central Texas women about their health risks.
"One test (women are) getting is an angiogram, but their blood vessels are so small that the angiogram is not sensitive enough to detect a problem", said Cheryl Moser, the Foundation's spokeswoman for Saskatchewan and Manitoba. "Have a home blood-pressure monitoring device and know how to use it". Therefore, it is important to learn the warning signs for heart attack and stroke, but remember that the symptoms can be very different for men and women.
Myth 2: Heart disease only impacts older people Heart disease affects women of all ages. "The book is a lifestyle tool stocked with effective guidance on diet, sleep, stress, strength and flexibly exercises, physician partnership and other critical factors for a heart-healthy life".