Publicado: Sáb, Febrero 09, 2019
Salud | Por Gertrudes Rodriquez

Doctors Hospital telling you how to prevent heart disease

Doctors Hospital telling you how to prevent heart disease

Traditionally heart disease has been considered more of a concern for men, but heart disease is the number one killer in both men and women.

On Friday, many township employees wore red and contributed to the Go Red for Women initiative by donating $5.00. These diseases are heavily influenced by women's lifestyle choices. This year's report said 121.5 million adults in the USA have cardiovascular disease.

While it's important to consider the symptoms and effects of heart disease all year long, and to take steps to reduce your risk of developing it, February is the time when special attention is drawn to the condition. "An annual check-up that includes monitoring a patient's weight, blood pressure, and other heart health benchmarks is highly recommended, as it helps in determining risks for the disease and allows us to give advice regarding lifestyle changes and to prescribe medications if necessary". Numerous risk factors for heart disease can be eliminated with diet, exercise and taking steps to quit smoking. And while symptoms of a heart attack in women and men are often similar - like chest discomfort and shortness of breath - women can also experience abdominal or back pain.

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· While 1 in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, 1 in 3 dies of heart disease. In 2019, the American Heart Association reports that heart disease (including coronary heart disease, hypertension, and stroke) remains the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The impact of heart disease on our state has not gone unnoticed.

National Wear Red Day is a registered trademark of the HHS and AHA.

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