Monday, February 09, 2009

February Hearts!

When we feel love, it feels like it is coming from our heart. We know it really isn't, our heart organ has no emotion. Love is a gift from God. Why we feel love from our heart, from the center of our body, is a mystery only God knows the answer to.

Our heart pumps blood from our center throughout to sustain life. Without a heart organ that is working well, sustaining life can be a battle or become impossible.

Did you know that Heart Diseases are the #1 killer in America? Heart disease isn't just for men! According to the
American Heart Association, heart disease is the number 1 killer of American women.  It is also a leading cause of disability among women.

The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. This type of heart disease is called  coronary artery disease and it happens slowly over time. coronary artery disease the major reason people have heart attacks. Prevention is very important because two-thirds of women who have a heart attack fail to make a full recovery.  Take a look at 5 medication-free strategies to help prevent heart disease.

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Since 1963 Congress has required the president to proclaim February "American Heart Month" to urge Americans to join in the battle against heart diseases.

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