February is American Heart Month

canstockphoto17900597Do you know if you have a healthy heart? Do you know the signs that indicate that a heart is not healthy or a heart attack may be imminent? Let’s do our best to be knowledgeable about heart disease.  Below is information I think will be helpful in learning how to prevent a heart attack.  During February HairBlues will continue to bring you up-to-date news to help you take care of your heart.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable.

The five major symptoms of a heart attack are:

Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back.

Feeling weak, light-headed, or faint.

Chest pain or discomfort.

Pain or discomfort in arms or shoulder.

Shortness of breath.

Every journey begins with one step, whether it’s climbing a mountain or preventing heart disease. This American Heart Month, CDC is offering weekly tips for better heart health. Take your first step onvia CDC – DHDSP – Heart Disease – February is American Heart Month.

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