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Heart Attack In Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Attack In Women.

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The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Hi! New and looking for women with similar stories
Updated 5/3/2015 9:16:00 PM

Hi! I'm 34 and starting my weight journey (again!). I'm looking to lose about 30 pounds. I am a stay home mom with 3 kids. And 8 year old at school and twin 4 year olds at home with me. I have PCOS so sometimes that makes things a little harder. I'm...  Read more

side by side... almost half the woman I used to be
Updated 5/4/2015 11:16:32 AM

I was searching through old photos last month and I came across my 'it' picture... the one I couldn't even look at. It is still painful to look at now... but for different reasons. I am still so hard on myself and have more weight to lose (I am back...  Read more

for those women who've lost approx 80 lbs!! I'm 27
Updated 4/21/2015 9:55:33 PM

for those women who've lost approx 80 lbs!! I'm 27 and 200 lbs. about 18 months ago I was 120lbs I was wondering from women who have lost 70 to 90 lbs if they are dealing with loose skin now?...  Read more

I use my Fitbit Surge to gather heart rate data al
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I use my Fitbit Surge to gather heart rate data all the time; I wear it on my wrist. It checks my heart rate every 5 seconds when I'm at rest (not moving), and every 1 second while I'm in motion....  Read more

Heart rate is a way of getting a more accurate mea
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Heart rate is a way of getting a more accurate measure of how many calories you burn during a workout. It tells you how hard your heart is working to sustain your activity. Most exercise machines are not as accurate as standalone HR monitors....  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Healthy Heart, Healthy Body

Fact: Heart Attacks are the #1 killer of Americans. Check out the American Heart Association's web-site. The food we consume affects our LDL cholesterol levels (the bad) and our HDL (the good) Foods high in saturated fat, & hydrogenated fat cause...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

Heart Health Tips from Dr. Oz

Perhaps you already know that heart disease kills more women than breast cancer -- more than all cancers combined, in fact. What you may not have heard is that the number of middle-aged women having heart attacks is on the rise. The good news: Heart...  Read more

The Best Heart-Healthy Fruits and Vegetables

A delicious way to protect your ticker: Eat colorful fruits and vegetables. From watermelons to pineapples, there’s a rainbow of potent nutrients proven to help your heart. Read on to find out which produce is worth stocking up on. YellowO...  Read more

Heart attack syptoms women can be quite different

I use to be a nurse before I hurt my back but I still say on top of things cause I still hold my accreditdations so I though I would pass some info out to our spark people. When it comes to heart attacks- a blockage of proper blood flow to the hea...  Read more