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Posts for: February, 2016

February 02, 2016
Category: Health
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 Febuary is "HEART DISEASE AWARENESS" month!  Get educated. Your heart is worth the effort!

WARNING SIGNS OF HEART ATTACK:

- Most heart attacks involve chest discomfort. It may last for several minutes or go away and come back. It may feel like pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.

-Discomfort in other areas of the upper body. Be alert to pain or discomfort in the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach.

-Shortness of breath, with or without chest discomfort.

-Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea/vomiting or lightheadedness.

Every second counts. If you see or feel any of these symptoms, call 911.

RISK FACTORS THAT CAN'T BE CHANGED

-Age, Gender, Heredity

RISK FACTORS YOU "CAN" CHANGE

-Quit smoking, Keep cholesterol levels where they belong, Lower blood pressure through diet, exercise, and medications. Make smart food choices and Weight control.

For more information: heart.org   American Heart association

 

 

 




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