February is Healthy Heart Month 

The number one killer not only in Montana, but in the U.S. is cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cardiovascular disease is caused by narrowed arteries making it extremely difficult for your heart to pump blood. Genetic factors are a contribution to cardiovascular disease along with lack of exercise, eating too much red meat, sweet treats, stress, and lack of quality sleep and not drinking enough water. 

Improving heart health together in Billings

Billings not only has one of the highest rates of cardiovascular disease, but depression statistics are through the roof here. With lack of sun in the cold winter, plus lack of resources for mental health, one may think it's impossible to be happy and healthy.

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I’m here to remind you, nothing is impossible. The first step is becoming aware. Here’s 28 ways to improve your hearth health together!  

 

28 Days of Healthy Heart Activities

February is the month of love, and Healthy Heart Month. I put together a list of activities that we can all do to improve our heart health and decrease stress. Share with friends, and family.

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