February is National Heart Awareness Month
1. Heart Disease is the leading cause of Death for Women in the U.S.
2. The conditions and choices that can put a person at risk for heart disease include diabetes, overweight, obesity, poor diet, physical inactivity and excessive alcohol use.
3. Symptoms of heart disease include heart attack, arrhythmia, heart failure and stroke.
Wear Red throughout the month to show your support for Heart Awareness Month. Red was chosen as a "confidence booster" that makes you feel more Powerful, says the American Heart Association.
*Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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