Exercising regularly can help reduce your risk of heart disease.
Five ways to reclaim
your physical and
The American Heart Association
and its Go Red for Women movement
are helping women create
healthy habits that work best for their
life, to give them the best chance at life
because losing even one mom, sister,
friend, or neighbor to cardiovascular
disease is one too many.
With everything that’s happened in
the last two years, even those people
who normally focus on their health
have lost their rhythm. CVD is still the
greatest health threat, but COVID –
and all the complexity of life because of
it - remains top of mind. People are experiencing
lower physical and emotional
wellness. And, heart disease deaths
rose signifi cantly last year.
Now’s the time to Reclaim Your
Rhythm and take back control of your
physical health and mental well-being.
Here are fi ve ways to reclaim your
Mellow Out and Reduce
Stress leads to unhealthy habits like
overeating, physical inactivity, smoking
and risk factors for heart disease and
stroke like high blood pressure, and depression
Move to the Music
Physical activity is linked to lower
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risk of diseases, stronger bones and
muscles, improved mental health and
cognitive function and lower risk of
Feed Your Soul, Rock Your
Eat meals together as a family for
a chance to connect and decompress.
Regular meals at home with family
reduce stress, boost self-esteem and
make the whole family feel connected.
Stay on Beat with Blood
High blood pressure is a leading
cause and controllable risk factor for
heart disease and stroke and can contribute
to worse outcomes for people
who contract COVID-19.
Keep the Beat!
Learn Hands-Only CPR When a
person has a cardiac arrest, survival
depends on immediately receiving CPR
from someone nearby.
Help your community reclaim their
rhythm by learning the 2 simple steps
of Hands-Only CPR: Call 911, then
press hard and fast in the center of the
To learn more, visit www.heart.org
Courtesy American Heart Association
From dancing with kids in the
kitchen to grooving with your
girlfriends, we're bringing women
together to Reclaim Your Rhythm.
Take control of your health by
creating healthy habits for
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14 February 3, 2022 Schneps Media