February is American Heart Month, and at Living Health and Wellness, we want to help you get heart healthy. Heart disease is the number 1 leading cause of death among women in the U.S., but the reality is that 80% of heart disease and stroke events are preventable. With proper education, care and the right information, heart disease can be treated, prevented and ended.
The best way to begin prevention is at an early age, as researchers say that heart associated diseases can result from poor health behaviors in adolescence. Not only is a health-conscious lifestyle important, it is also imperative to educate yourself and those around you about risks and prevention.
A number of factors can put you at risk for heart disease and heart-related health conditions – some of which are in our control and some that are not. Studies have shown that healthy life choices have resulted in fewer deaths to heart disease.
Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women in the U.S., but we can change this by living a healthy life and getting active!
Want to do more? Show your support for Women’s Heart Health this Friday February 1st for National Wear Red Day! And continue to educate yourself and others in heart health!
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