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American Heart Association Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health: The Go Red for Women Way to Well-Being & Vitality

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Heart disease poses the greatest health threat that women in the United States face: One in every three women will die from it each year. But that doesn't have to be the case. Heart disease is not an inevitable part of growing older. In fact, if you reach the age of 50 without developing the major risk factors for heart disease, you can live your entire life without it, and your chances of dying from it decrease from 50 percent to a strikingly low 8 percent. The key to preventing heart disease is embracing a heart-healthy lifestyle—and the sooner, the better. In this groundbreaking book, the American Heart Association shows you how even the smallest changes can make a big difference over time to protect the health of your heart. The Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health explains how gradual and sustainable shifts in your routine, such as using just a little more than one percent of your time each week to exercise or losing just 10 percent of your body weight, can have a far-reaching impact on your health. With specific pointers on diet, exercise, and health care, this book shows you how to get past the common obstacles as well as how to make taking care of your heart easy and attainable for the busy life you lead, at every age.In chapters targeted for every decade of a woman's life from her 20s to her 70s and beyond, the American Heart Association gives women age-appropriate advice on healthy lifestyle choices and heart-health care. Additional information addressing issues of special interest to women and how those issues affect the heart include: Smoking Pregnancy Menopause and hormone therapy Aging Diabetes and other health conditionsWith the latest guidelines on prevention, suggestions on how to work with your healthcare providers to maintain and improve your vitality, details on screening technologies, and facts about common diagnoses and treatment options, this book is the ultimate resource to help you—and all the women in your life—fight heart disease.

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About the Author

In 2004, THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION launched the national Go Red For Women campaign to increase awareness about women's risk for heart disease and to share their cutting-edge knowledge about how the signs of heart disease and heart attack differ between women and men. Go Red has received over 3.5 billion media impressions, and millions of women have changed their lives and improved their cardiovascular and overall health as a result. The association's bestselling library of cookbooks and guides includes American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, Fourth Edition; The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 7th Edition; American Heart Association No-Fad Diet; American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd Edition; and American Heart Association Meals in Minutes.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307953209
Subtitle:
The Go Red for Women Way to Well-Being & Vitality
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
American Heart Association
Publication Date:
20111227
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Diet and Nutrition
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Heart Care and Stroke
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Womens Health

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