Tag: heart month

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?

Ask the Expert a Question About Preventing Heart Disease

heart openAre there foods I can eat to prevent heart disease? How can I lower my blood pressure? What can I do if my cholesterol is high? How about drinking wine … is that good for my heart? This is your opportunity to ask Bryon Gentile, MD, cardiology, your questions about preventing heart disease. Submit your question during February, and we’ll post answers at the end of the month. February is Heart Month. There’s no better time to raise awareness about ways to prevent heart disease than right now.