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Take 5 for Heart Health: Know the Facts

This week on WIS-TV, we’re talking about ways you can be heart healthy with “Take 5 for Heart Health.” Dr. Cassandra Patterson of Peterson & Plante Internal Medicine Associates, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, talked with news anchor Dawndy Mercer Plank about heart disease risk factors for women, along with recognizing symptoms. Watch the interview in the video below.

The segment is part of our “Just Say Know” campaign, educating women about heart disease. Learn more and take a heart health quiz at LexMed.com/Know.

And, learn more about heart health at our FREE Heart Fair this Sunday, March 1, from Noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bush River Road. Discover the latest heart-heatlh information on stroke, EMS and 9-1-1, advanced technologies for diagnostic, interventional and surgical procedures, and mini-lectures from physicians and clinicians. You can also participate in free activities including massage therapy, relaxation training, citizen CPR lessons, blood pressure screenings, healthy food demonstrations and a kids’ corner.

Chill Out! Learn to Practice Meditation

In Part 2 of LMC cardiac rehabilitation manager John Leech’s segment on WIS-TV this week, he talked about relaxation techniques that can help relieve stress and boost your heart health. Watch the interview below.

Practice mindfulness meditation at Lexington Medical Center’s interactive Heart Hair on Sunday, March 2 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bush River Road in Columbia. Learn more by clicking here.

To view Part 1 of John’s interview on how stress impacts the heart, click here.