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The Sexy Red Dress always makes a statement! For those of us daring enough to wear one, it is definitely an eye catcher and a bold statement. It usually cause most men to misbehave – and to quote a friend “Ahhh, that dress is as serious as a heart attack!” Truer words have never been spoken!

The Many Options

The Many Options

THE FACTS

America’s Heart Disease Burden: From the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

  1. Fact: Heart disease causes almost 25% of deaths (almost 1 in every 4) in the United States
  2. Fact: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.
  3. Fact: Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women; more women die from heart disease than all forms of cancer combined.
  4. Fact: Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for women of most racial/ethnic groups in the United States. For American Asian woman, heart disease is second only to Cancer.

Know Your Heart - Love Your Heart!

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

You have heard it time and time again…but it is called “Life’s Simple 7 Action Plan” by the American Heart Association.

  1. Get Active
  2. Eat Better
  3. Lose Weight
  4. Stop Smoking
  5. Control Cholesterol
  6. Manage Blood Pressure
  7. Reduce Blood Sugar

RISK PREVENTION

For people with heart disease, studies have shown that lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels can reduce the risk of

  • Dying from heart disease
  • Having a nonfatal heart attack
  • Needing heart bypass surgery or angioplasty
  • For people currently without heart disease, lowering these levels and decrease your risk for developing heart disease.

Now you know the TRUE meaning of that sexy red dress pin … step up and do sometime about heart disease!

For more information visit – www.heart.org

Tune in to the Blaq Out Radio Show to learn more about general health with the Resident Doc. Next topic is Sexually Transmitted Disease on WED 15 FEB 2012 – Mark your calendar! http://benyblaqentertainment.com/site/

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