When the temperature goes up, being active outdoors can be challenging. It’s easier to become overheated when the sun is beaming down all day. The warm months also bring humidity to many parts of the country. With humidity, your sweat doesn’t evaporate as quickly, so your body has a harder time releasing heat. Here are some helpful hints from the American Heart Association to help you stay safe and active during the warmer months:
Timing is key: Try to avoid exercising outside in the early Read more [...]
From The Go Red For Women Editors of the American Heart Association
Myth: Heart disease is for men, and cancer is the real threat for women
Fact: Heart disease is a killer that strikes more women than men, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. While one in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, heart disease claims the lives of one in three. That’s roughly one death each minute.
Myth: Heart disease is for old people
Fact: Heart Read more [...]