The American Heart Association is uniting with corporations, group organizations, households and associates to “Go Red” on Friday, Feb. three, to unfold the message that heart illness and stroke trigger one in three deaths amongst women annually – greater than all cancers mixed.
Thousands of New Hampshire residents will take part in National Wear Red Day by donating $5 to the Go Red For Women marketing campaign. In flip, they may obtain a purple gown pin or wristband, and lifesaving heart health schooling. Some organizations will supply a heart wholesome lunch and packages, manage wholesome walks, or present more healthy meals in merchandising machines or cafeterias.
“This is such a simple way to raise awareness and celebrate heart health. By going red, we remind women, and all of us, about the importance of taking care of our hearts. February is the perfect time to learn more about your heart health and make positive, healthy changes,” stated Dr. Jonathan Eddinger, FACC, heart specialist at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester.
Cardiovascular illnesses kill about one lady each 80 seconds, however the excellent news is about 80 % of cardiovascular illnesses could also be prevented. Let National Wear Red Day be a reminder to care for your heart and study your loved ones historical past. It’s necessary to know danger elements that you could management, comparable to blood strain, smoking, ldl cholesterol and lack of normal bodily exercise, and a few you possibly can’t management like age, gender and household historical past.
Go Red For Women, nationally sponsored by Macy’s, evokes women to make way of life modifications, mobilize communities and form insurance policies to save lots of lives. When you become involved in supporting Go Red For Women by advocating, fundraising and sharing your story, you save extra lives. According to the American Heart Association, about 293 fewer women within the U.S. die from heart illness and stroke every day because of group outreach and schooling efforts. United, we’re working to enhance the health of all women.
For extra info on National Wear Red Day or to register your organization or group to take part, name the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association at 263-8323 or go to www.heart.org/lifeiswhynh.