Have you noticed that everything is pink this month? Every football player’s gloves, shoes, and socks? Every baseball player’s batting gloves, bat,Â and shoes? Â It is for a purpose, of course. It is breast cancer awareness month.
What many people don’t know is that there is something far moreÂ threatening to a woman’s health than breast cancer. It is heart disease. That’s right, many more women die of heart disease per year than of breast cancer. Six times more !!!
So I am encouraging all women 4o years young and lessÂ young Â to go to their physician and getÂ their heart disease risk-assessment. This is easily done and will include the need to have your blood drawn in a fasting state. Little else.
Walk, don’t run, but walk all the same.