Did you know that heart disease kills one in three women?Go Red for Women® is the American Heart Association's global initiative to end heart disease and stroke in women. Launched in 2004, this is a worldwide movement dedicated to removing the barriers women face to achieving good health and wellbeing.²
Learn what the American Heart Association’sGO RED™acronym means to help all women be informed about their heart health:
G: GET YOUR NUMBERS -Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure and cholesterol.
O: OWN YOUR LIFESTYLE -Stop smoking, lose weight, exercise, and eat healthily. It’s up to you.
R: REALIZE YOUR RISK -We think it won’t happen to us, but heart disease kills one of three women.
E: EDUCATE YOUR FAMILY -Make healthy food choices for you and your family. Teach your kids the importance of staying active and making healthy lifestyle choices.
D: DON’T BE SILENT -Tell every woman you know that heart disease is our No. 1 killer.
During Heart Health Month, we all have a common goal — to help eliminate heart disease and stroke. This February, do your part by learning more about this disease and the lifestyle choices you can make to keep your heart healthy.
Did you know that cardiovascular disease was the number one killer in women? What will you do this month to take care of your heart?