In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, we’re bringing you four ways you can keep your heart healthy year-round.
Men and women have significantly different experiences with heart issues when it comes to both symptoms and treatment. You’ve probably seen men in TV shows and movies have heart attacks, clutching their chests in pain and swiftly being rushed to the hospital.
“I’ve always heard that women have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Why is this? What can I do to reduce my risk?” There are many misconceptions about how gender impacts the risk of cardiovascular disease, commonly referred to as…
February is Heart Health Month! Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women?
A healthy sex life is crucial to many women and their partners. This can become more complicated with age and weight.
When you think of the month of February you might think about Valentine’s Day, the Super Bowl, or even Groundhog Day. But February is also American Heart Month, a time to remind Americans of one of the biggest health threats in our country, especially to women. Although heart disease is the #1 killer of American women, only 20% of American women believe that it’s their greatest health threat.
Taken from the March/April 2014 issue of the Women’s Health Activist Newsletter. For some people, life progresses in a series of ebbs and flows, valleys and peaks. Others, like me, see life in terms of one sharp divide, one defining…
Heart disease – also called cardiovascular disease (CVD) — is the leading cause of death in the United States for both women and men, affecting 75 million Americans.