You probably know the basics of heart health already.
But do you know the specifics? Are there special heart risks for women? What does sugar have to do with your heart?
Christine Testa, ANP, cares for patients at the BJC Medical Group's Heart Care Group at Christian Hospital. She’s passionate about helping patients achieve the best cardiovascular health possible. For National Heart Month, BJC TODAY asked her some questions about heart health. Here are her answers.