Articles for Tag: "Heart Month"

Women: How to tell if your heart is sick 
Women: How to tell if your heart is sick
The signs and symptoms of heart failure may be different for women, and that’s a big problem when it comes to early detection and treatment.
Women are 10 times more likely to have a broken heart, literally 
Women are 10 times more likely to have a broken heart, literally
Broken hearts aren’t just a metaphor. Broken heart syndrome, otherwise known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy is on the rise, especially for women.
Worried sick? Your heart might be. 
Worried sick? Your heart might be.
Levels of stress, anxiety, loneliness and worry are on the rise due to the pandemic, and it might impact your long-term heart health. Our expert explains why and what you can do about it.
Sometimes strength comes in knowing you aren’t alone 
Sometimes strength comes in knowing you aren’t alone
My husband got our daughter’s scar tattooed on his chest so she wouldn’t feel alone.
Heart-to-heart talk, LVAD procedure help patient get back on his feet 
Heart-to-heart talk, LVAD procedure help patient get back on his feet
Patient Mike Pawlak’s heart was failing when he went to visit Dr. Greg Macaluso and the heart transplant team at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
Jim’s Story: Surviving a widowmaker heart attack 
Jim’s Story: Surviving a widowmaker heart attack
When Jim was told he had a heart attack, it rocked his world because he’d never had any symptoms. Learn more about his story of survival.
Why I love February 
Why I love February
My love for this month, or American Heart Month, started on December 18, 2012, when, at age 32, I had a heart attack.