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Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #5

February 17, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #5

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Get your Zzzzzzzs! Try to get 7-8 hours of good quality sleep per night. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, quality sleep, sleep, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #4

February 16, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #4

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Sip your favorite brew! Both coffee and tea in moderation boost heart health. Coffee and tea are rich in catechins and flavonols. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: catechins, coffee, flavonols, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, tea, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #3

February 15, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #3

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Manage stress! Try exercise, yoga or meditation. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: exercise, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, meditation, stress, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health, yoga


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #2

February 14, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #2

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Go nuts! An ounce of nuts a day provides heart health benefits. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health benefits, heart health tips, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health



Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #1

February 13, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #1

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Stay active! Regular physical activity has the potential to make the biggest impact on health. Keep moving! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, physical activity, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #9

February 11, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #9

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Heart attacks peak during the holidays! The highest risk days are December 26, followed by December 25, followed by New Year’s Day. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart attacks, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, holidays, New Year’s Day, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #8

February 10, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #8

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When city-wide smoking bans were put into place in Pueblo, CO, Helena, MT and Bowling Green, OH, heart attack rates fell by up to 47%. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart attack rates, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #7

February 9, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #7

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Studies from more than 20 countries show that moderate drinkers have 20-40% less coronary heart disease than nondrinkers. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  

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Tags: coronary heart disease, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, moderate drinkers, nondrinkers, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #6

February 8, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #6

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People who brush their teeth only once a day are more likely to develop atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) than people who brush their teeth twice daily. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: atherosclerosis, brushing your teeth, clogged arteries, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health