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It's American Heart Month, and unfortunately, most of us know someone who has had heart disease or stroke. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. 1 in every 3 deaths is from heart disease and stroke = to 2,200 deaths per day
Exercise, supplement, utilize good nutrition, watch your weight, give up smoking and manage your stress.
Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
• Shortness of breath or trouble breathing,
• Fatigue (tiredness),
• Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen and sometimes, the veins in your neck...
Per Center for Disease Control and Prevention 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year.--that's 1 in every 4 deaths.
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease killing more than 385,000 people annually. Every year about 935,000 Americans have a heart attack of these 610,000 are the first attack. 325,000 happen in people who have already had a heart attack.
Coronary heart disease alone cost the United States $108.9 billion each year. This total includes the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity.
Heart disease and stroke affects all of our lives, but we can all play a role in ending it. Prevention starts with everyone. Protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease and stroke by understanding the risks and taking these steps.
Drive the initiative by challenging your family and friends to take the Million Hearts™ pledge at
• Get up and get active by being physically active for at least 30 minutes on most
days of the week.
• Know your ABCS:
o Ask your doctor if you should take an Aspirin every day.
o Find out if you have high Blood pressure or Cholesterol, and if you do, get
o If you Smoke, get help to quit.
• Make your calories count by eating a heart-healthy diet high in fresh fruits and
vegetables and low in sodium and trans fat.
• Take control of your heart health by following your doctor's prescription instructions.
Together, we can all be one in a million this Heart Month and every month.
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Page Updated Last on: Jul 08, 2014