Local expert stresses importance of diet, exercise during Heart Month
In the COVID-19 world, heart health is more important than ever. That’s why the American Heart Association, Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Charles Mild and other medical professionals are urging everyone to take care of their hearts through diet and exercise.myrgv.com
Want to make sure your heart is healthy? These 5 tips can help
Dr. Cesar Nahas, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon with UT Physicians, shares his top five tips toward a healthier heart and lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that those who have a history of sleep problems are also at risk for health problems that increase their chances of heart disease, stroke and heart attack. Stay activeRegular physical activity has a multitude of benefits for your body, including your heart health. Stay on top of medical problemsSeeing a doctor regularly can help to establish where you are in your health care journey and assess your risk for heart disease. Those with a family history of heart disease, especially if it occurred at an early age, should be aware of their risk factors.
Going red for women and heart health, raising awareness
Going red for women and heart health, raising awareness February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association. Cardiologist and CBS News Senior Medical Correspondent Dr. Tara Narula talks about the risk factors, warning signs, and preventative care for women's heart health during the coronavirus pandemic.cbsnews.com
"Your health is your most important asset": Cardiologist discusses heart health on "CBS This Morning" podcast
February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart health and how to prevent heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It's important for women to recognize that your health is your most important asset," Northwell Health cardiologist Dr. Jennifer Mieres, one of the leading experts and patient advocates in the field of cardiovascular disease in women, said on the "CBS This Morning" podcast. I know the American Heart Association is expanding its campaign to be faith-based to have the cultural aspects introduced." Listen to Mieres' full conversation with Narula on the "CBS This Morning" podcast for more ways to prevent heart disease and how to feel empowered advocating for your health care.cbsnews.com