We know Valentine’s Day is a holiday devoted to love and hearts, but it’s also great time to focus on the health of your heart.
Does your mother or father have high blood pressure? How about high cholesterol? Do you know if you have multiple family members with some form of cancer? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you may need to be screened yourself for these conditions.
In fact, one in three deaths each year among women is due to heart disease.
The CDC is monitoring cases of heart inflammation in young people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The condition is called myocarditis, a rare disorder reported among some young people after they received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
On Tuesday, Prisma Health announced that they will be adding a new heart valve clinic at Prisma Health Tuomey in Sumter.
In a statement released Monday, Prisma Health announced that they will be offering three free heart health webinars during the month of February.