Los Alamitos Medical Center celebrates Heart Health Month

If you have other risk factors (see below), you are still a candidate for heart disease, even without a family history. The beloved actress passed away at the age of 60. Probably, this might be one of the most important factors that you can control so that you can make sure heart disease does not affect you. The Heart Health Awareness event will seek to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke risk in women. If you are at significant risk for heart disease or don't normally exercise, she also advises that you consult a health provider before starting a rigorous routine. Jones, clad head-to-toe in bright red (including a fabulous pair of red shoes), explains that she wears the color all throughout February as part of the Go Red for Women campaign, which is an American Heart Association (AHA) initiative to raise awareness of heart disease in women. Since hearts are already on everyone's mind, what better time to talk about heart health?

"Chautauqua County has among the highest rates of heart attack and stroke deaths in New York State", DeAngelo said.

Throughout the month, VCU Health will offer other events, including a Heart Health in Women Symposium on February 4, and three free VCU Health seminar series talks at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Its faculty is known for expertise in acute cardiac care, and the center is a national leader in device-based treatments for advanced heart failure.

While many lifestyle choices and medical conditions can put you at risk for heart disease, the big three are high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking.




VCU Health Pauley Heart Center services include inpatient and outpatient care ranging from noninvasive cardiology to heart transplantation. However, the science is clear there are psychological and environmental factors that also increase risk for heart disease. That's one in every four USA deaths annually.

Did you know that February is Heart Health Month?

Co-authored with Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, where Lisa works in communication and business development.

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