It's interesting that we are willing to have our eyes checked at the first symptom of vision deficiency, and yet very few women (or men, for that matter) pay attention to the warning signs of this disease.
Because the heart is a muscle, it is imperative to keep it in good shape. Here are some things you can do to strengthen your heart and lower your risk of heart disease:
The women who wear red this month acknowledge both their risks and their power to control the fate of their heart. Are you in control? Are you wearing red? If you are, do you know someone who isn't? Spread the word -- Spread the Red. Learn more at www.heart.org.
Cindy Boggs is an ACE-certified healthy-living expert and wellness writer. She is the author of the award-winning fitness advice book, "CindySays ... You Can Find Health in Your Hectic World." Send your questions about fitness, training and health to cindys...@aol.com.