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Take a Free Heart Health Risk Asssessment

The most important step you can take to protect your heart is understanding your own individual risks for heart disease. These risks differ for all of us depending on our age, diet, physical conditioning, and smoking status, just to name a few.

American Heart Month is a reminder that we all must be vigilant in the fight against heart disease, the nation’s number 1 killer. Talk with your doctor about your risks for heart disease and to schedule blood pressure and cholesterol screenings to get an assessment of your current heart health.

Take a free heart health risk assessment.

After taking your risk assessment for heart disease, learn which fat you shouldn’t avoid; what you need to know about women and heart disease; ways you can burn calories without exercise; and more by visiting our Heart Month website.

Why Wait? Take Control of Your Heart Health

hearts and snowYou know you should pay more attention to your heart. Someone in your family probably has some form of heart disease. But you still haven’t taken the steps or sat down to really think of ways to take control of your heart health. Don’t wait. We’ve provided a few ways to get you started.

29 Days to Heart Health – Take a minute to download our easy-to-understand calendar.

Ask the Expert – This is your opportunity to ask cardiologist Bryon Gentile, MD, your questions about preventing heart disease. We’ll post answers at the end of February.

Watch this video – Would you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack? You might be thinking, “Of course!” Many people are familiar with the scene of a man clutching his chest and falling to the ground, but there’s plenty more you need to know. While there are many similarities in the symptoms of heart disease in men and women, there are even more differences – differences that could save, or end your life.
Video promoted by Go Red for Women.

Join the conversation. Did you watch the video? Download our calendar or submit a question? What other steps are you taking to take control of your heart health?