Wear Red Day 2010: Fighting heart disease

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It’s time to wear sexy red for National Wear Red Day on Friday. The Go Red For Women movement is working hard to change the perception that heart disease is a man’s disease. The fact: heart disease is the number one killer of women.

Here are some things you can do every day to keep your heart healthy.

1. Stop smoking

2. Start exercising

3. Know your risk factors

4. Reduce stress

5. Eat a healthy diet

6. Know your cholesterol

7. Know the signs of a heart attack

8. Maintain a healthy weight

9. Have regular medical check-ups

10. Have your blood pressure checked regularly

11. You can take heart checkup here