February 2017 Newsletter: February is National Heart Disease Awareness month, so ladies listen up . . . According to the American Heart Association, in the United States alone, cardiovascular disease and stroke are two major causes of death in women. In fact, one in every three fe
male deaths annually is attributed to cardiovascular disease and stroke. Think about that, ladies, and let it sink in – that’s approximately one woman succumbing to heart disease every 80 seconds!
to know your risk factors. For example, diabetics are at greater risk of developing heart disease. Do you smoke? Guess what, you have a greater risk, too. Hispanic women can develop heart disease 10 years earlier than white women. And, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in black females.