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You 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?
Do you like salt? Do you love salt? If you answered yes to either question, you’re not alone. Salt finds its way into an abundance of foods. Needless to say, this is not ideal for our health. So what can we do?
The sweet strawberry, the perfect bite-sized blueberry, the luscious raspberry—these palate-pleasing fruits are bursting with flavor. And something more: They contain anthocyanin—a potential heart-protecting chemical. Try this Peach Berry Crisp recipe, or other recipes using berries.
February is American Heart Month. Enjoy several posts this month to help you keep your heart healthy. Remember: National Wear Red Day is February 6.