By Shari Lopatin
February is American Heart Month
Wear red this Friday, Feb. 1 to raise awareness about women and heart disease!
One out of every four women dies from heart disease in the U.S., according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
It’s the top killer of U.S. women and men.
Heart disease begins with damage to the lining inside the heart’s arteries. Certain factors contribute to this damage, including smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood sugar.
However, you can help lower your risk for heart disease, and here are the top four ways to do it: (more…)