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Kicking Off American Heart Month With Dr. Reetu Sharma and The American Heart Association

February 07, 2024 The Non Profit Podcast Network
Kicking Off American Heart Month With Dr. Reetu Sharma and The American Heart Association
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Kicking Off American Heart Month With Dr. Reetu Sharma and The American Heart Association
Feb 07, 2024
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As the rhythmic thumping of our hearts often goes unnoticed, so does the silent threat of heart disease that looms over us, especially for women. Dr. Reetu Sharma, a driving force behind the Go Red for Women movement, joins the conversation kicking off American Heart Month, to shine a light on the nuances of women's heart health and The American Heart Association. Listen as we talk of cardiovascular conditions, such as strokes and blocked arteries, and explore how atherosclerosis plays a pivotal role in these life-threatening events.The urgency of recognizing and responding to the symptoms of heart attacks and strokes cannot be overstated. With Dr. Sharma's guidance, we decode the BE FAST acronym for stroke awareness and address the atypical heart attack symptoms that often go unnoticed. Our discussion serves as a pressing reminder to trust your instincts and seek immediate care, as every moment counts when it comes to the efficacy of treatment for these cardiovascular emergencies.Finally, Dr. Sharma confronts the stark healthcare disparities faced by women in the realm of cardiology, from misdiagnoses to the gender-specific symptomatology and treatment. This episode not only underscores the importance of tailored medical care for women but also celebrates Dr. Sharma's dedication and contributions to the American Heart Association and all they do for heart care and wellness. To learn more about The American Heart Association, visit www.americanheartassociation.org
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As the rhythmic thumping of our hearts often goes unnoticed, so does the silent threat of heart disease that looms over us, especially for women. Dr. Reetu Sharma, a driving force behind the Go Red for Women movement, joins the conversation kicking off American Heart Month, to shine a light on the nuances of women's heart health and The American Heart Association. Listen as we talk of cardiovascular conditions, such as strokes and blocked arteries, and explore how atherosclerosis plays a pivotal role in these life-threatening events.The urgency of recognizing and responding to the symptoms of heart attacks and strokes cannot be overstated. With Dr. Sharma's guidance, we decode the BE FAST acronym for stroke awareness and address the atypical heart attack symptoms that often go unnoticed. Our discussion serves as a pressing reminder to trust your instincts and seek immediate care, as every moment counts when it comes to the efficacy of treatment for these cardiovascular emergencies.Finally, Dr. Sharma confronts the stark healthcare disparities faced by women in the realm of cardiology, from misdiagnoses to the gender-specific symptomatology and treatment. This episode not only underscores the importance of tailored medical care for women but also celebrates Dr. Sharma's dedication and contributions to the American Heart Association and all they do for heart care and wellness. To learn more about The American Heart Association, visit www.americanheartassociation.org