American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month and the American Heart Association hopes that the San Antonio community will use this month as a time to kick-start healthy eating habits, eliminate sugary beverages, get moving, and learn their risks for heart disease and heart attacks.
AHA focuses on women primarily in February because women tend to be the center of the family and their habits tend to impact the healthy or risky habits of spouses and children.
Today, 1 in 3 women dies of heart disease or heart attack every year.
80% of heart diseases and their symptoms can be prevented by education and a change in habits
AHA provides free education materials on its website at heart.org and regularly on Twitter and Facebook.
AHA has a free online support network where family
AHA also hosts various in-person free education programs in both English and Spanish.
American Heart Association phone line: 210.810.3100