They left the symposium with concepts to assist keep wholesome.
GREENSBORO–Cone Well being Coronary heart & Vascular Heart hosted its second annual Girls’s Coronary heart Symposium on Friday, Feb. 3. Lots of of ladies attended the occasion, which was open to the general public in individual and streamed on-line for digital attendees.
One in three girls dies of coronary heart illness and stroke yearly, most of that are preventable. Prevention begins with training.
“At Cone Well being, we’re keen about good well being and having a wholesome neighborhood,” says Dr. Mary Jo Cagle, chief government officer of Cone Well being. “We all know that girls make 80% of the well being care selections of their household’s lives. At present, we provide data to assist girls make extra knowledgeable selections about their very own well being and within the service of others who they love.”
Cone Well being physicians and pharmacists took the rostrum to share extra about coronary heart illness, frequent signs and danger components for girls, and the way necessary it’s to implement heart-healthy habits into each day life.
Key takeaways included:
● Establishing a well being care crew is the primary line of protection for heart-related occasions and diabetes.
● Whereas some danger components for coronary heart illness (like age, household historical past, and ethnicity) can not change, different danger components will be managed and dramatically influence well being, together with vitamin, bodily exercise and taking medicines as prescribed.
● Some coronary heart ailments show no signs, particularly in girls, so it’s important to schedule well being screenings at the very least yearly.
● Each heart-healthy behavior counts, irrespective of how small. For instance, including a 10-minute stroll to a routine or changing a soda with water can cut back hypertension and ldl cholesterol.
The occasion ended with free well being screens for attendees on-site and a possibility to ask questions with presenters and workers.
“A future with fewer coronary heart assaults is feasible,” says Dr. Kardie Tobb, heart specialist, who led planning for the ladies’s coronary heart discussion board. “We on the Cone Well being Coronary heart & Vascular Heart are dedicated to supporting communities throughout our area by way of well being training and world-class care.”
To study extra in regards to the Coronary heart & Vascular Heart or discover a doctor, go to www.conehealth.com/companies/heart-vascular-care.