Join Me in Spreading Heart Health Awareness!

February 5, 2015 9:10 PM

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Join Me in Spreading Heart Health Awareness!

When February comes around we see symbols of the heart everywhere we look. I think of February as a time to show my love, my husband, how much he means to me. This month, I'm all about expressing my love to others -- friends, family and colleagues -- by giving cards and chocolates. It's the perfect time, since we celebrate Valentine's Day in February. This month is also the American Heart Health month, making February doubly important to me.

My mother, now 83, has suffered from congestive heart failure since she was first diagnosed at the age of 40 with mitral valve prolapse. This occurs when the valve separates from the upper and lower chambers, causing fluid to leak out into the lungs and elsewhere. Over time it's lead to other major ...

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