Thought it was gas!

“I thought is was gas…

it was really a little heart attack”

Women are the ultimate caretakers, taking good care of everyone else, but not necessarily doing such a good job of taking care of themselves. It wasn’t that long ago that medical science thought that only men had to focus on preventing heart disease. Now we know the truth, heart disease is as much of a potential problem for women as it is for men.

Heart Disease is the No. 1 killer of women

Heart Disease causes 1 in every 3 deaths

 That’s approximately one woman every minute!

 

What you don’t know about heart disease in women could be putting you at risk.

Ever wonder what your personal risk for a having a heart attack is?  Click on the Go Red for Women icon below to assess your risk.

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Here’s a four-step process you can use to keep yourself Heart Healthy

 

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  Know yourself

 

 

 

pinkheart3Know the Warning Signs of an Attack (and dial 911 immediately)

 

 

 

 

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  Take steps to Reduce Risk

·      Do Not Smoke

·      Exercise Regularly

·      Manage Your Stress

·      Eat healthy

·      Don’t drink Alcohol Excessively (1 drink per day max.)

 

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