World Heart Day 2023 is 29 September! Menopausal? Have you asked about your risk for heart disease?
World Heart Day 2023
What is World Heart Day on 29 September 2023?
We want to bring this number down – way down. And there’s hope: 80% of premature deaths from CVD are preventable. By making small changes to our lifestyle – what we eat and drink, how much we exercise, and how we manage stress – we can better manage our heart health and beat CVD”.
What is CVD?
Is CVD the leading cause of death in women?
In What Is Menopause? The Menopause Transition: Heart Health the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH) elaborate on:
After menopause, risk factors for heart disease increase. These include:
- High blood pressure
- An increase in total cholesterol
- An increase in LDL (‘bad’ cholesterol)
- A decrease in HDL (‘good’ cholesterol)
- An increase in blood fats, such as triglycerides.
You can reduce the risk of heart disease by having a healthy lifestyle”.
In Lower Your Risk for the Number 1 Killer of Women: What You Can Do for Heart Health the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explain:
- Manage your stress levels
- Know your blood pressure
- Check for diabetes
- Know your cholesterol levels
- Quit smoking
- Be physically active
- Choose healthy foods and drinks
- Limit how much alcohol you drink”.
What numbers do we all need to know?
Talk to your healthcare provider today to learn about your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and BMI (Body Mass Index). Your heart depends on it”.
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