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ARE YOU AT RISK?

I encourage women to know their bodies. Know when your body does not feel right. We spend a lot of time and money fixing the outer beauty of our bodies but very little time keeping the inner body in good condition.

 

These are some of the peripartum and postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) symptoms and risk that can weaken the heart muscle. Knowledge is power, and it’s time you have the expertise to prevent PPCM.

  • High blood pressure

  • Family history of heart disease

  • Cocaine abuse

  • Increase heart workload

  • Previous heart attack

  • Foods that are high in fat

  • Viral infection

  • Long term use of alcohol
  • Stress
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Illicit drugs
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • African Americans
  • Hispanics