HOUMA- Did you know that heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined? Learn about the health of your heart while participating in cardiac screenings at the 4th annual Women’s Love Your Heart Luncheon on Thursday, February 16 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at TGMC’s Medical Atrium Auditorium located at 8120 Main Street.
Presented by Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) and the Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) Healthy Lifestyles Center, this community event will include a delicious heart-healthy lunch as well as a presentation on how to love your heart by Dr. Peter Fail. Free health screenings, including blood pressure checks and the InBody230 scale, and educational exhibits, including information on smoking cessation, vein treatment, women’s health, weight management and more, will also be provided.
This is an opportunity for women to learn about the risk factors of heart disease and methods of prevention. Risk factors of cardiovascular disease include family history, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, as well as smoking, being overweight or being inactive.
Registration for the luncheon is required, and space is limited. Tickets are $20; register at loveyourheart2017.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 985-873-4616. All proceeds will benefit The Foundation for TGMC.
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