February is American Heart Month – Go Red with Monmouth Pain!

Join our Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation office and celebrate American Heart Month!

During February, most Americans see the human heart as a symbol of love. February is American Heart month. Not only during this month, but throughout the year it is important to learn your risks and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your family!

Cardiovascular disease, CVD including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure is the number one killer of women and men in the US. According to the CDC, Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of disability, preventing Americans from working and enjoying family activities. Cardiovascular disease costs the US over $300 billion each year, including the cost of health care services, medications and lost productivity.

Take Control of Cardiovascular Disease by controlling a number of risk factors including:

American Heart Month - Go Red • Diet
• Physical Activity
• Tobacco Use
• Obesity
• High Blood Pressure
• High Blood Cholesterol
• Diabetes

 

The CDC’s Top Recommendation is to work on a Plan for Prevention with your health care team. Also, it is important to monitor your blood pressure, eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, avoid smoking and drinking excessively and manage your health conditions.

According to Go Read for Women Organization, Heart Disease and Stroke Kill 1 in 3 women, yet it’s 80% preventable!

GoRedforWomenNational Wear Red Day is February 6th, 2015

Help Raise Awareness to End this Killer of Women. National Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday in February every year to raise awareness about heart disease being the No. 1 killer of women.  Participate with us in Go Read Day on Friday, February 6th 2015. Show your support for the cause and wear Red to bring awareness to Heart Disease!

How can Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation help?

Acupuncture
Acupuncture provides the ability for our patients to be treated for his or her illnesses or conditions as well as remove stress and worries. Acupuncture can help treat symptoms including obesity, smoking, migraines and anxiety all contributing to better health and less risk for cardiovascular disease.

Chiropractic
Chiropractic is a specialty health field recognizing that the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord control all of the body’s functions. Our chiropractic services will locate and eradicate insrusions in the nervous system caused by a misalignment of the sine which is also called a sublaxation. Fixing these misalignments in the spine helps to promote the body’s natural healing and ability and raise its functionality to its highest capacity.

If you have questions or are concerned about your heart health, give us a call today and schedule an appointment at our Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation office in Red Bank, NJ!

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