Fact: In the United States, more than one in three women lives with heart disease and every minute, one woman dies from some form of cardiovascular disease.1 In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country.2
But small lifestyle changes can help keep our hearts healthy. In fact, getting fit doesn’t mean spending hours at the gym or eating bland and boring foods. Getting fit can be fun!
So here are five tips to keep your heart healthy:
Making heart-healthy changes in our daily lives is can help reduce our risk of heart disease. If you’re concerned about your heart’s health, be sure to speak with your primary care doctor.
You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting any fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time during exercise, you should stop immediately.
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