February 2019 WellConnected Resources

Heart Health

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Health Article #1: Heart Disease
Heart disease is a common term for coronary artery disease. It is the number one cause of death in both men and women over the age of 60 in the United States. Read this article to learn about the causes, risk factors, warning signs, treatment and self-care and prevention tips for Heart Disease!

Health Article #2: Cholesterol and Your Heart Health
High cholesterol increases your chances of developing heart disease- the leading cause of death for adults in the United States. Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in fats in your blood which your body needs to function. Having too much cholesterol, though, can be dangerous for your health. Read this article to find out the dangers of high cholesterol!

Health Article #3: Daily Aspirin Therapy for Heart Health
Heart disease is a concern for many Americans and is the leading killer of women in the United States. Along with a healthy diet and exercise, those at risk of a heart attack or stroke can take another precaution to reduce their risks-a daily dose of aspirin. Read this article to find out if this preventive strategy is right for you!

Monthly Planner
In addition to the great resources above, be on the lookout out for the WellConnected Healthy Planner! This planner contains monthly health information, recipes, and week-by-week planning sheets to help you stay organized throughout the month. This month’s planner contains information on exercising your way to a healthier heart, how to fix your posture to improve chronic back and neck pain, and recipes for Brussel sprouts with mushroom sauce and banana cupcakes!

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If you have any questions, please contact Anjali Mehta, Health Management Analyst, at Anjali.Mehta@MarshMMA.com.