Prevent Heart Disease: 4 Heart-Healthy Tips for Women to Start Now! by Donna John
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6 years ago
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Think only men have heart disease? According to the FDA, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. Here are four tips from the FDA to help you make good decisions about your heart health!
- Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet: Choose "low salt" or "low sodium, limit trans fats and cut back on sugar.
- Manage Your Health Conditions: Take your medicines, if you have diabetes check your blood sugar levels, and get your blood pressure and cholesterol tested.
- Get the Facts About Aspirin: Ask your health provider if you should take low-dose aspirin.
- Know the Signs of a Heart Attack: The signs of a heart attack can be different for woman than men. Symptoms include chest pain, pain in your upper body, shortness of breath, cold sweat, unusual tiredness, dizziness and feeling sick to your stomach.
Learn more about each of tips here!
Always call 9-1-1 if you think you are having a heart attack!
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Donna John you should not have told me that about your Strees test! ;)