Mena Regional Health System recently participated in National Go Red for Women, a campaign to help raise awareness for heart disease among women. Nearly 1 in 3 deaths in the US each year is caused by heart disease and stroke. At least 200,000 of these deaths could have been prevented through these simple changes in health habits. •Stop Smoking •More physical activity •Less salt in diet •Manage high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes Mena Regional Health System encourages everyone to visit with their primary care provider regarding their personal risk factors, cardiovascular and calcium screenings, and heart disease prevention. Screenings are important for your health and could lead to early detection and treatment of heart disease. They could help identify problems before symptoms even appear, reducing the risk for heart attack, stroke, heart disease and other serious conditions.
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