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Wednesday, February 9, 2011


Heart Disease is the #1 killer of women. Please use this month to speak to the women in your life. Ask if they know their 4 numbers.

1. Blood Pressure: Should be 120/80 or better

2. Cholesterol: LDL should be less then 130

3. Blood Sugar: Less then 100

4. Body Mass Index (Ratio of Height and Weight): Between 18.5 and 25

Heart Disease symptoms are different in women then men. Women have much small hearts and symptoms can present as follows:

Chest Pain or Pressure

Shortness of Breath

Back Pain

Uneasy Stomach

Heart Burn


Fatigue or Weakness


If someone you love doesn't know their numbers please urge them to visit their Primary Care Physician or Cardiologist.

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