“These critical numbers are your cholesterol, your HDL, your good cholesterol, your blood pressure, your blood sugar, and your body mass index,” said Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, cardiologist ad nAmerican Heart Association, volunteer medical expert “I had to incorporate more fruits and vegetables and I dont like vegetables but vegetables make me feel good so, (I had to) limit my salt intake, I had to start exercising which I love,” said Shepherd.
To get screened, you can check with your doctor. More information can also be found on Go Red for Women. There are five key personal health numbers that can help determine your risk for heart disease, some of which are checking your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. TV host and actress Sherri Shepard talked about why checking your numbers is so important.
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