February is American Heart Month, and it’s the perfect time to make a few small changes in your life that will have a big impact on your heart health in years to come.
Here are 10 easy heart health tips from the MUSC Heart and Vascular Center that you can try to implement this month:
Start the day . . . → Read More: 10 Ways to Love Your Heart
On Friday, Feb. 1st , MUSC will kick off Heart Month in style! Join the American Heart Association and MUSC for Go Red Day in the MUSC Ashley River Tower lobby from 9:30 to 11:30 am, as we bring awareness of the #1 killer of American women – heart disease.
This free event will feature free blood pressure and BMI screenings, . . . → Read More: MUSC to Go Red for Heart Month
Pamela Morris, M.D.
By Dr. Pamela Morris, MUSC Cardiologist, Women’s Heart Care Program
Last month, talk show host Rosie O’Donnell revealed that she had suffered a heart attack and was lucky to be alive. Like so many female heart attack victims, Rosie initially ignored her symptoms, and put off seeking help nearly 24 hours after her symptoms . . . → Read More: Heart Attacks in Women
MUSC Heart Patient Bridget Dickey
One week after her second son was born, Bridget Dickey woke up breathless, sweating and had a feeling of heaviness on her chest. Her husband urged her to call her doctor, and then took her to an urgent care clinic. Soon after that, the clinic called for an ambulance to take . . . → Read More: Bridget’s Heart Story