7 Lovely Ways to Show Your Support for American Heart Month ...

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women and here in the US each year we recognize American Heart Month.

The idea grew out of awareness that increasing numbers of women suffer from heart disease at an alarming rate, earning it the horrible moniker of “number one killer” of women in the US.

Each February many women and organizations focused on women’s health shine light on this statistic in hopes of increasing awareness and encouraging women everywhere to stay pay attention to their bodies and stay healthy.

In celebration of American Heart Month, we offer you seven ideas to show your support of women’s heart health.

1. Get Informed

One of the best ways to show your support for women’s heart health is to educate yourself on the issue.

There are tons of medical resources concerning heart health and American Heart Month that are user friendly.

Click on over to a site like heart.org to read about complicated medical issues concerning the heart in a layman’s terms sort of way.

There are a number of further informative resources beyond the web to suit your needs as well.

Books like “Medical Myths That Can Kill You: And the 101 Truths That Will Save, Extend and Improve Your Life” offer practical, albeit familiar, advice.2

2. Share Your Knowledge

The more you learn, the more you grow...is that how the phrase begins?

Learn about the signs of heart attack or stroke, good exercises, and healthy eating.

Share this information with other members of your circle, male and female.

A network of friends and family can be priceless for the woman who may be at risk of heart disease.

Having a second pair of eyes and ears on the watch for signs of heart health concerns is immeasurable.

3. Have a RED Party!

Gather your girlfriends for a RED night out!

Throw on a red dress or red colored accessories in honor of women’s health.

It will cause an interesting discussion if someone asks about the occasion of your attire.

If you aren’t too keen on an outing then throw a dinner party!2

Cook up a little heart healthy meal and be sure to keep the RED dress theme going.

Either way you are sure to have a great time celebrating life and health with your friends while bringing attention to this important women’s health issue.

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