February is American Heart Month

By: Laurie Ott
By: Laurie Ott

News 12 continues our partnership with University and the Women's Heart Advantage, and we are helping you keep your heart healthy.

Here is how your hormones affect your heart.

Estrogen helps keep the cardiovascular system working smoothly.

Fewer menopausal women have heart attacks than post-menopausal women.

But you can have a heart attack even if you have normal estrogen levels.

Heart attacks in younger women are often deadlier than in older women.

That's why it's important, no matter your age, to practice healthy habits.

Be sure to watch News 12 First at Five tomorrow. We'll tell you what you should know in order to change your lifestyle to prevent heart disease.


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