UofL Physicians discuss women’s heart disease on WHAS11 News

UofL Physicians discuss women’s heart disease on WHAS11 News


IF YOU’RE A WOMAN DEALING WITH A LOT OF STRESS — SORRY, I GUESS THAT’S REDUNDANT — YOU PROBABLY WORRY WHAT THAT IS DOING TO YOUR HEALTH.SO IMAGINE SPENDING AN ENTIRE DAY DEVOTED TO THE CARE AND FEEDING OF YOUR MIND AND BODY… THAT INCLUDES LEARNING ABOUT HEALTH PRACTICES LIKE TAI CHI….MEDITERRANEAN COOKING DEMOS, ACUPUNCTURE AND CHAIR MASSAGES.THAT SHOULD TAKE YOU AWAY BETTER THAN CALGON.IT’S REAL…THE LOUISVILLE SYMPOSIUM ON HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN IS COMING UP LATER THIS MONTH.YOU’LL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE TO LEARN ABOUT “THE ONE- MINUTE MINDSET” FROM HALEY PERLUS.SHE WAS AN ALPINE SKI-RACING WORLD CHAMPION AT AGE 12 — LATER BECAME A SUCCESS COACH, WORKED WITH NCAA ATHLETES AND NOW SPENDS HER TIME TEACHING PEOPLE TO FIGHT BURNOUT AND GET THEIR LIVES BACK ON TRACK.SHE’LL BE AT THIS MONTH’S SYMPOSIUM ON WOMEN’S HEART DISEASE. FOR MORE ON THE SYMPOSIUM AT JEWISH HOSPITAL AND THE TOPIC OF WOMEN’S HEART DISEASE — DR. LORREL BROWN IS A CARDIOLOGIST WITH UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE PHYSICIANS. –HEART DISEASE IS #1 KILLER OF WOMEN IN US, AND IN KY –HEART DISEAE KILLS MORE WOMEN THAN ALL FORMS OF CANCER COMBINED –90% OF WOMEN HAVE RISK FACTORS FOR DEVELOPING HEART DISEASE–ááDIRECT QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM TO DR. GRUBBá· ARE WOMEN MORE AT RISK FOR HEART DISEASE? DR. GRUBB · WHAT TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN WHO DO DEVELOP HEART DISEASE? DR. GRUB· WHILE BIOLOGICAL FACTORS, LIKE FAMILY H BE RY, CAN CHANGED, WHAT TYPE OF LIFESTYLE MODIFICATIONS CAN SOMEONE MAKE TO LESSEN THE CHANCES OF GETTING HEART DISEASE? DR. BROW· WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK FOR A WOMAN? HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT FROM MEN? DR. BROWN THE SYMPOSIUM IS MAY 16TH FROM 8 TILL 5 AT THE JEWISH HOSPITAL RUDD HEART AND LUNG CENTER.ADMISSION IS $25.YOU CAN SEE THE SCHEDULE ONLINE AT “LOUISVILLE HEART DISEASE WOMEN DOT COM”.

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