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What Is Heart Disease In Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Heart Disease In Women.

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

As soon as I am permanently back to my work I will

As soon as I am permanently back to my work I will kill those workout machines!!!...  Read more

Thank you Vanilla, yes I will, I am trying at leas

Thank you Vanilla, yes I will, I am trying at least :)...  Read more

I am sitting here pissed because I slipped and ate
Updated 11/27/2015 7:18:54 PM

I am sitting here pissed because I slipped and ate 5 wingettes. That set me back 1200 calories. And they were not goid at all....  Read more

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months
Updated 11/26/2015 3:47:16 AM

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months...  Read more

Am I crazy to start now?
Updated 11/27/2015 2:41:28 PM

Boy is this a bad time of year to lose some of this excess weight! Got a Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow and another on Friday. Then start baking for Xmas. I've got 30 lbs to lose, so I'll keep on tracking....  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

Clean out your mouth..PLEASE

Gum Disease is linked to heart disease, strokes & diabetes. High glucose levels in saliva promote the growth of bacteria that cause gum disease or infection and even tooth loss. Make sure to floss daily, brush after each meal and if your throat is d...  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