Listen to Your Heart: Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

Would you recognize the signs of a heart attack in yourself or a loved one? I thought I knew all of the signs and found out I was wrong. Earlier this year Dr. D's mother died very unexpectedly of a heart attack. I became motivated to educate myself as much as possible about heart disease which is the number one killer of women in the United States.  I'm very passionate now about this issue and I'll blog throughout the rest of the year about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from this largely preventable disease.

 

This past weekend I walked in honor of my mother-in-law, Collye Lee Manning,  in our community Heart Walk which is sponsored by theAmerican Heart Association.  I was very proud that my company, which has participated in this walk now for three years running, raised nearly $10,000 that will go towards heart disease education and research.

 

Read more after the jump: www.bossmomonline.com

 

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Comment by Julie Hewett on May 28, 2011 at 8:11pm

Thank you for the post!

I've shared it with my Twitter list and Facebook ...

 

I'm doing my part to help raise awareness regarding the issues surrounding cervical cancer and HPV; empowering women to take control of their health. Please feel free to pass it long! Blog: http://julnet.typepad.com/ibelieveintomorrows/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelieveinTomorrows
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