Women's Heart Health

Exercise Yourself Off of Blood Pressure Medication

A high blood pressure diagnosis often comes with daily prescription medications. But for some, improvements in diet and exercise ALONE could change that.

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Quick Action Saves Woman from a Heart Attack

Faith Reilly arrived just in time to Virtua's ER, where it was determined she was suffering a heart attack. She's alive to tell her story that may save others.

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AHA News: Young Sisters Share Battle With Different Types of Heart Disease

TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Having spent the day at a cousin's cookout, 25-year-old Kelli Tinney and her 27-year-old sister Amanda went back to their house, turned on the television and flopped onto the couch. They eventually both fell asleep there.

Kelli awoke to a pain in the center of her chest. It quickly got worse and her breaths became shallow.

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