February is National Heart Disease month and focuses on learning about risks and how to improve heart health.
Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red Day. In an effort to promote awareness, wear red and show your support. For more information on events in your area in February visit Go Red for Women.
According to the American Heart Association, “Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!”
Go Red for Women also provides tips on their website on how to prevent the disease and improve your lifestyle in the meantime. Click here for tips. We also suggest looking at your fitness levels and diet to start informing yourself with your daily habits. By tweaking a few things in your day to day routing, could make a difference down the road.
Here is an info graphic on the risks reviewing the risks of this disease. We have heard about a lot of these lifestyle changes and also health concerns but it is always good to review them again.
To learn more about the facts, click here.