Go red for women's heart health

Feb 03, 2017, 00:25
Go red for women's heart health

That's because Mayor Tony Yarber is joining the American Heart Association in raising awareness of Women's Hearth Health for the month of February. In fact, the American Heart Association says heart disease kills approximately one in three women in the US each year - more than breast cancer. Go Red For Women advocates for more research and swifter action for women's heart health. It's the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

A new survey of a thousand adults from the Cleveland Clinic finds almost half of Americans know their bank account balance, while only 38-percent know their blood pressure numbers, 18-percent are aware of their body mass index and just 12-percent know their level of "bad" cholesterol. High blood pressure is a common cause of heart disease and stroke, so it is important for individuals to check their blood pressure.

"Our mission is to promote and to protect the health and well-being of the community", Britt Menchhofer, environmental health director of the Van Wert County General Health District, said.

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Approximately 90 Garden State landmarks, buildings and properties illuminated red, making New Jersey number one in the country for the sixth straight year for the number of illuminations supporting National Wear Red Day. And studies show it's largely preventable when you know your risk factors and keep them in check. "By offering free heart health screenings at our MinuteClinic locations this Valentine's Day, we can help women assess their heart health and make any necessary changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke".

Those who drink alcohol should drink only in moderation.