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Friday, February 7, 2014
Natural Solutions - Being Heart Healthy
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Being heart healthy is always important- no matter what day or month it is. However, the month of February is National Heart Month and that means it’s a whole month dedicated to reminding everyone about being heart healthy! Heart disease is responsible for killing one in every four Americans. Being hyper aware of signs and symptoms could ultimately save you, or someone you knows, life. Learn more here with Natural Solutions and a few heart specialists.
Since the beginning of the twentieth century, heart disease has been the United States’ number one killer - a position it still holds today. It’s responsible for killing one in every four Americans (26 percent), and in 2010 alone the disease cost $316.4 billion. Once mistakenly thought to primarily affect men, half of all deaths caused by heart disease each year are among women. Fortunately for us, research has uncovered much information about this silent killer. Read more here!
Are You at Risk?
Given the serious health risks chronically elevated blood-pressure levels pose, as well as the fact that high blood pressure is often undiagnosed, it’s important that you be proactive in knowing your blood pressure. This means not simply relying on your doctor to check your blood pressure during office visits. In fact, such check-ups can fail to provide an accurate indication of your blood pressure due to the fact that blood pressure can spike during the day. Learn to how to more accurately determine your levels here!
Knowledge is Power
Of the 435,000 American women who have heart attacks each year, 83,000 are under 65 and 35,000 are under 55. Women with heart disease, especially younger women, are far more likely to be misdiagnosed than men. One study looked at more than 10,000 patients (48 percent women) who went to the emergency room with heart attack symptoms. The study found that women younger than 55 were seven times more likely to be misdiagnosed and sent home untreated than men of the same age. Here are 6 heart attack warning signs women often ignore.
Baked Salmon with Sauteed Spinach
Treat yourself to a meal that is high in Omega-3 fatty acids and know you are being heart healthy at the same time! You can even enjoy this dish with company who will be sure to want seconds! Read more here!