Texas Health Joins American Heart Association As Local Sponsor of Go Red for Women

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Texas Health is proud to be the local cause sponsor of Go Red for Women®, joining the American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease – the number one killer of women over the age of 20 in the U.S.

Across North Texas, no one cares for more hearts than Texas Health, so we know what it takes to take on heart disease. With resources and services ranging from education, prevention, early detection and diagnosis to advanced treatment options, we’re here for you when you need us and can help you make your heart health a priority.

It’s important to know if you’re at risk for heart disease. Take our free heart health profiler to learn your heart age and identify your risk level. It’s also important to know your genetics and family history, as that also plays a large role in your risk for heart disease. Learn more about your family history by reaching out to family members to find out who may have had heart disease or a heart attack, high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Download, print and fill out this family tree with the information you learn. Then meet with a doctor on the medical staff of a Texas Health hospital and create a plan suited for you. Texas Health, along with the American Heart Association is committed to helping prevent heart disease and keep you healthy for generations to come.

Learn more about the role family history plays in heart disease here.