Women's Heart Health

Finding new ways to eat healthy doesn’t have to be a tough nut to crack. Just grab yourself a handful of walnuts, almonds or pistachios and you’ll be well on your way to improving your heart. Over time, these snacks can help lower cholesterol, reduce the buildup of plaque in the arteries and prevent blood clots. Try eating nuts a few times a week to reap the greatest nutritional benefit. For other heart-healthy foods, check out the latest issue of AtlanticView >




Women's Heart Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesday, September 26; 3:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.

 
Quit Smoking Program
Learn techniques that can help you quit and stay smoke free. Nicotine replacement products will be provided at no cost.
For more information, dates and to register, please call 973-579-8373.

Heart Failure Support Group
Heart failure patients and/or their significant others can learn how to best manage their disease.
Second Thursday of every month; 1:00 to 2:00pm.
Newton Medical Center, Emergency Department Conference Room
For more information, please call 973-579-8364.


Women's Heart Health Articles
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Women's Heart Health

Few women consider the scary possibility that they might suffer a heart attack during or right after their pregnancy, but a new report shows it has become a more common reality in recent years.

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Women's Heart Health

HDL cholesterol may be known as the "good" kind, but a new study suggests high levels of it are not always a good thing for women after menopause.

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Women's Heart Health

Women who have high blood pressure or preeclampsia during pregnancy might be more prone to developing hypertension, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol afterwards, new research suggests.

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Women's Heart Health

One in 10 heart attacks in younger patients aren't caused by blocked coronary arteries, but a new study found survivors have similar outcomes as those whose heart attack was triggered by the most common source -- a blockage.

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