Sharing information, encouraging all the women in your life to get heart checked could improve or even save their life.
1 in 4 women die of heart disease in Canada ever year; we need to think of our grandamothers, our mothers, our sisters, our best friends and our daughters. Remember, heart disease has no age, race, religion or socio-economic pacement.
Heart disease is a largely preventable disease. By making changes in your daily habits and understanding your risk factors, you can make a difference to your future health. Practicing Life’s Simple 7 can save your life!
The key to heart disease prevention and risk management are: high cholesterol management, blood pressure control, a healthy diet, being physically active, not smoking, avoiding obesity and diabetes.