Category: heart attack

What’s Your Score?

May 29, 2015 0 Comments
What’s Your Score?

By Betty Murray Do you know what your blood pressure is? Knowing your score is important in maintaining your health. Blood pressure is generally recorded as two numbers in ratio form. The top number— systolic pressure—is a measure of the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats (when the heart muscle is contracting). The bottom […]

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Heart Health Month: Recognizing the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

February 7, 2014 0 Comments
Heart Health Month: Recognizing the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

By Betty Murray Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. February is American Heart Month and is dedicated to raising awareness about the preventable disease and controlling its risk factors. This year, about 715,000 Americans will have a heart attack and nearly 600,000 people will die […]

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