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The American Heart Association calls February American heart month.
Cardiovascular disease is our nation's number one killer and the top killer among women.
A fact not lost on actress Andie MacDowell.
My mother died of heart attack when she was 53 which is really young and a high young it is now because some if you want what I really wanted to understand.
What kind of help -- end because it doesn't always you know just because -- look like you're great -- it doesn't really alleviate all the problems if you have a history of apart problems in your family which is what to take care.
-- of yourself doctors recommend -- healthy diet including keeping an eye on cholesterol.
And knowing your family medical history.
And if the warning signs like chest pressure and shortness of breath come on.
Fox medically team and -- dot com managing editor doctor Manny Alvarez says get to a health professional immediately.
Where an angiogram as your best bet in finding out what's wrong.
This is that the -- capital that they uses this place to one of the main portals you know they ought to reason that this goes all the way down into the heart and basically.
The doctors are able to locate any kind of a pollution in the coronary arteries.
Doctors are pretty much all in agreement that when cardiovascular problems occur minutes matter.
The American Heart Association encouraging all Americans to know the symptoms of heart attack and stroke.
And how to prevent them in New York Julie Banderas Fox News.
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