Heart Health

Heart attack: Symptoms for men and women

A heart attack strikes someone every 40 seconds in the U.S. If it happens to you, getting help right away is key to recovery. That's why it's important to know the signs of a heart attack. Men and women can experience heart attack symptoms differently. Many of the symptoms overlap, but not all. These symptoms can happen to anyone who's having a heart attack, regardless of their gender: • Chest pain . The classic heart attack symptom is pain coming from the left side of your chest. • ...

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1/29/2024 10:10:00 AM Comments(0)

Show Your Heart Some Love

Is your heart getting all the TLC it needs? If not, now is the ideal time to commit to giving your heart more love and attention. Here are five ways to spoil your body's most important muscle—and keep it pumping strong. 1. Take your heart for a walk. Staying active by simply putting one foot in front of the other is one of the easiest ways to help protect your heart. Walking is free, simple to do and there's a low risk of injury. Most adults should aim for 30 minutes of moderate-intense ac...

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2/12/2020 11:02:00 AM Comments(0)

5 heart-healthy changes you can make today

Improving your heart's health may seem like a big project, but even small changes in your daily habits can make a difference. Here are five simple steps you can get started on right away. 1. Bring a piece of fruit to work. Eating more fruits and veggies is a heart-healthy choice. Plus many fruits are portable think apples, oranges and bananas , which makes them an easy snack option. When hunger hits, having a piece of fruit at your work area will help you avoid less-healthy options from the...

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12/19/2017 3:24:00 PM Comments(0)