“Cardiac disease kills more women than all cancers combined,” said Brookdale chief medical officer Kevin O'Neil, M.D., F.A.C.P. “On average, women develop heart disease 10 years later than men, with their first heart attack occurring at age 70.”
That is a scary statistic to see cardiac issues kill more woman than all cancers combined!
There are better food and drinks you should eat that can help your heart. Beans, pomegranates, cinnamon, blueberries, tomatoes, black tea, green tea, red wine, nuts, and dark chocolate to list a few.
Here is a link to download a heart-healthy cookbook from Brookdale. It is great for getting you started on a healthier lifestyle regarding foods.
To schedule a visit, contact the nearest Brookdale community, go to brookdale.com or call toll-free 866- 869-7711. Older women and others concerned about heart disease are invited to ask questions of Brookdale chief medical officer Dr. O’Neil in a free webinar on Feb. 18th. Register at www.brookdale.com/webinars/heart-health-senior-women. Also check them out on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube.
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