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Heart Disease Is the #1 Killer of Women
It Is More Deadly than All forms of Cancer
In fact, women like Rachel D’Souza-Siebert have already decided they’re not going to take this lying down. “As women,” says Rachel, “we need to learn where to draw the line so we can take care of ourselves.” Rachel isn’t the only one. She’s one of thousands of women who’ve decided to Go Red, because enough is enough.
Cheryl Holmes thought pregnancy was the reason for her extreme sweating and difficulties breathing. Even Cheryl’s doctor was convinced pregnancy was the source of her symptoms. When they didn’t subside after the birth of her child, she discovered these symptoms were a sign of heart disease.
Unfortunately, Cheryl’s story isn’t uncommon. Many women are either unaware of the symptoms to pay attention to or may attribute their symptoms as due to other causes. For instance, that pain in your jaw, neck or back? Don’t assume it‘s just from the gym or a little extra stress. They could be symptoms of a heart attack .
Go Red / Por Tu Corazón – In Spanish (Español)
ONEWORLD FOCUSES ON WOMEN'S HEALTH: CARDIAC HEALTH & RISKS
Remember, knowledge is POWER only when we use it.
Cardiac Health is critically important. We invite you to watch OneWorld's program on Cardiac Health Risks, Diagnosis and Treatment here: http://youtu.be/EDviuNG-cek
Up to 1.3 million Americans alive today have some form of congenital heart defect. In the United States, about 36,000 children are born with a heart defect each year. We don’t know the exact cause of most heart defects. Although the reason defects occur is presumed to be genetic, only a few genes have been discovered that have been linked to the presence of heart defects. So they’re likely due to a combination of multiple genetic and environmental factors. Learn more.
KNOW YOUR RISKS – https://www.goredforwomen.org/home/know-your-risk/
Explore Participating In A Heart Study – Learn about that here:
OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc., is a small group of committed volunteers who produce community information and education television programs on health literacy, education and civic engagement. We also find good information and post informative blogs about issues we believe shine light and are beneficial to many in our communities. Learn more about us at our web site: www.oneworldpi.org/ and visit our web health section at: http://www.oneworldpi.org/health/index.html Please share our information with others. Watch our informative television programs on your public access channels: Frontier (formerly AT&T), Channel 99, drop down; Charter Communications Chan. 21, and Comcast (Xfinity) Channels 10, 15, 18 & 26. http://goo.gl/k17xvx