WMMC prepares for American Heart Month

Posted February 03, 2018

The American Heart Association is doing a lot to bring attention to the issue of heart health.

February is heart month and many health organizations and local students will be raising awareness on heart disease.

Keep track of your blood pressure, cholesterol and weight.

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"Lighting the Ulster County Office Building red is one small way we can raise awareness about heart disease", said County Executive Mike Hein. Research has also shown stress reaction in young adults predicts middle-age. To spread awareness about women's heart health, the LENOWISCO Health District encourages everyone to wear red on the National Wear Red Day®.

Nearly a decade of years ago, the American Heart Association presented "Go Red for Women", a movement providing information to women about cardiovascular disease. "So when I was going through recruitment and I heard about how Alpha Phi was all about heart health, I thought it would make sense for me since that directly affects my family". Cardiovascular diseases kill almost 1 in 3 women every year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. "Efforts to achieve better prevention of heart disease must not be seen less important than advancing treatments of such diseases".

A group of almost 500 women and some courageous men joined a sea of red to "Go Red for Women".

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Four numbers that all women should know to take control of their heart health are cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index (BMI).

National Wear Red Day serves as a reminder to every woman to care for her heart.

With two-thirds of clinical research focused on men, heart disease has become the leading cause of premature death for women in Canada and is five times more deadly than breast cancer. "We are teaming up with the American Heart Association to educate women about these windows of opportunity to prevent death and minimize heart damage".

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