Cardiovascular

A Woman’s Guide to Beating Heart Disease

A Woman’s Guide to Beating Heart Disease

Surveys show that few women think heart disease is their greatest health threat. Unfortunately, it’s the nation’s number one killer, and women are its prime target. Over one-third of the women who die in the U.S. each year die of heart disease. In fact, more women die of heart …Continue Reading.
How Heart Health Can Effect Wounds

How Heart Health Can Effect Wounds

The heart is the center of your circulatory system and is responsible for delivering oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. Coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and other issues with the heart and vessels can hinder blood flow, oxygen, and nutrition to a wound. Venous skin …Continue Reading.
Heart Disease is a Sneaky Predator

Heart Disease is a Sneaky Predator

The last decade has brought the issue of women and heart disease to the forefront of health awareness. Thanks to a multitude of public service announcements, media attention and the “Go Red for Women” movement, there is a general awareness that “this can happen to you.” Diet and physical …Continue Reading.