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.
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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
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
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 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
We went to a steak house for dinner & I am suprised by how many calories are hiding in the bread (so I didn't have any). Also, I had the brocolli instead of the mac & cheese! Another small win!... Read more
I REALLY NEED HELP. I am over 300 Pounds. I am a person that has been big all of my life. I am currently trying my best to lose weight. I currently do 30 Situps in the morning. I want to do some a night as well, I don't think that's enough.... Read more
Hi, everyone I am new to this chat and I'm looking for a partner that I can help motivate and that could help motivate me. I have 33 more pounds to lose and honestly it's the hardest last bit of weight to lose. Is there anyone out there?... Read more
I am a St Louis denizen looking to lose 20-30 lbs through diet and exercise. Will be adapting a paleo lifestyle in 2015. Please feel welcome to join any leg of my journey, stood love the company ;-)... Read more
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
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
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
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
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