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What Is Heart Disease In Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Heart Disease 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

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

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Heart broke. Went on vacation gained 6 pounds. I d
Updated 7/30/2016 7:30:04 PM

Heart broke. Went on vacation gained 6 pounds. I don't understand# I had salad and sensable portions drank water and walked a lot! Just about give up....  Read more

For dinner I am having green beans and summer squa
Updated 7/30/2016 6:44:17 PM

For dinner I am having green beans and summer squash and Cole slaw and bratwurst and water...  Read more

I turned 35 today. I am having a hard time staying
Updated 7/30/2016 6:16:08 PM

I turned 35 today. I am having a hard time staying completely on track. I have lost 14 pounds over 3 months. I feel like I should be lost a lot more. I put my self on a 2000 diet should I be on a 1500 or lower....  Read more

How do I change my calorie need to 1200? I am 5.2
Updated 7/30/2016 6:26:02 PM

How do I change my calorie need to 1200? I am 5.2 and very very very old. #techsupport...  Read more

#whyidothis I am worthy of being my best self.
Updated 7/30/2016 6:27:07 PM

#whyidothis I am worthy of being my best self....  Read more

Research That Is Being Watched

Can Mammograms Help Reveal Heart Disease?Mammograms, which are widely used to detect early breast cancer, may also be an effective tool for spotting early signs of heart disease, a small study suggests.The study, in the April JACC: Cardiology Imagin...  Read more

Hot Flash In The Pan?

MenopauseQ: Have the WHI results led doctors to stop treating symptoms of menopause with hormones?A: The use of hormone therapy has declined by about 80 percent since the WHI, but the trials' results have been misunderstood. The hormone therapy tr...  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

Go Red for Women on Friday, February 5th

I've never really thought of myself as having heart disease until early last year when I wrote a blog about the Go Red for Women campaign. A few months earlier my doctor mentioned how proud she was of me that I had been able to keep my heart disease...  Read more

Living with Heart Disease

Heart disease affects millions of women, including the five who follow. What sets them apart from the rest? These survivors have made it their mission to raise awareness of heart disease in women and are active with the following organizations.Go Red...  Read more