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Regular cardiovascular exercise can help keep your heart strong, head clear and lower your body weight. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
Over time, your coronary arteries can become damaged or diseased through the build-up of plaque. Learn more about the dangers of coronary artery disease. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
Over time, your aortic valve can narrow, reducing blood flow. Join us to learn more about valve replacement options, including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. #heartdisease #hearthealth
While some aortic valve defects may be congenital, it can also be caused by infection, injury, or, most commonly, the aging process. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
High blood pressure can strain or damage coronary arteries, causing plaque to build up to the point of slowing or blocking blood flow. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
When it comes to heart attacks, it's important to get medical attention as soon as you recognize the signs and symptoms. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
Aortic valve disease actually reduces your heart's ability to effectively and efficiently circulate blood. #hearthealth #bayareahealthiertogether
While some factors are out of your control, routine health screenings and preventative medicine save lives. #healthtip #healthiertogether
Even if you haven’t detected any abnormalities during self-examination, or possess known risk factors, it’s recommended that women over the age of 40 receive a mammogram every 1-2 years. #womenshealth #breastcancer #healthiertogether
In addition to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity, there are some risk factors that are specific to or increase the risk of heart disease in women. #heartdisease #womenshealth #healthiertogether
Regular check-ups are one of the steps to living a longer, healthier life. #healthtip #healthiertogether
Regardless of age, it’s recommended that women perform breast self-examinations once a month to get familiar with the shape and consistency of your breasts, so you’re more likely to detect any abnormalities. #healthiertogether #womenshealth #breastcancer
Certain risk factors for heart disease play a more significant role in women. Talk to your doctor about what you can do to reduce or manage your risk. #womenshealth #heartdisease #healthiertogether
What screenings you need, how often you need to be screened and when those screenings should begin largely depend on what risk factors you have. #healthtip #healthiertogether
While it’s important to know the risks and symptoms of breast cancer, it’s just as important to understand the psychological and emotional impact that it incurs. #womenshealth #breastcancer #healthiertogether
Heart disease can affect women at any age, particularly if risk factors are present or if they have a family history of heart disease. #womenshealth #heartdisease #healthiertogether
One aspect of a healthy life that often goes ignored is the role of preventative medicine, including wellness screenings, in living a longer, better-quality life. #healthtip #healthiertogether
It's important to regularly conduct self-examinations, have annual wellness check-ups and get mammograms as recommended. #womenshealth #breastcancer #healthiertogether
Pay attention to your body. If something doesn’t feel quite right, seek medical attention immediately. #healthtip #healthiertogether
This year, make a budget and stick to it or set aside money in the months leading up to the holidays to alleviate some #anxiety. #mentalillness #mentalhealth #healthiertogether