Women and Heart Disease ❤️❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️

Women and Heart Disease ❤️

It’s February and that means it’s Heart Month. Wear red on Friday’s for ‘Go Red for Women’ which is showing your support for women and Heart Disease.

Facts on Women & Heart Disease:

❤️ Number 1 killer of women; 1 in every 3 deaths is from heart disease which equates to approximately 1 woman dying every 3 minutes from Heart Disease.

❤️ Heart disease kills more women than men.

❤️ Kills more women than all cancers combined.

❤️ It can hit you at any age.

❤️ 64% of women who died suddenly from coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms.

❤️ Women’s symptoms are different than men’s:

  • Nausea/vomiting 
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain or discomfort in jaw and or upper back
  • Extreme fatigue 
  • Dizziness or feeling lightheaded

If you’re having any of these symptoms get to the closest emergency room. If you are indeed having a heart attack time is crucial in getting to a hospital system.

How to help prevent heart disease:

  • Know your family history
  • Don’t smoke
  • Exercise
  • Keep blood pressure under control
  • Manage your blood sugar
  • Lower your cholesterol 
  • Lose or manage your weight
  • Eat healthy

Are you ready to take action and get healthier? If you need help with where to begin contact me, and I can help put you on the right path.

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