It is American Heart Month and there are many local resources and events where you can access information about cardiovascular health.
Abrazo Health will offer a daily series of webinars on women’s heart health the week of Feb. 15-19. The topic for the event, which starts at noon on Feb. 15, is “Heart disease: Is it really the silent killer?” Also starting at noon, on Feb. 16 you can learn about the management of atherosclerosis peripheral disease. The topic of discussion for the webinar on Feb. 17, which begins at noon, is the relationship between smoking, heart disease and stroke. Starting at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17, the webinar will focus on why women should not ignore chest pain and fatigue.
Participants can learn about Atrial fibrillation or irregular heartbeat during the webinar at noon on Feb. 18. Then Abrazo Health will discuss lipid management at noon on Feb. 19. All the webinars are free to view.
National Wear Red Day will take place on Friday, Feb. 5. You can start a fundraiser for the American Heart Association by visiting goredforwomen.org/en/get-involved/give/wear-red-and-give. Learn more about Abrazo Health’s webinars by visiting https://www.abrazohealth.com/events#3796.
The 2021 Phoenix Heart Walk Digital Experience will be held on Saturday, March 13. To learn more, visit www.2.heart.org.