Jessica Migala is a freelance health and fitness writer with more than a decade experience reporting on wellness trends and research. She's contributed to Health, Men's Health, Family Circle, Woman's Day, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among other publications. Jessica lives with her husband and two young sons in the Chicago suburbs.
Heart disease kills one woman every 80 seconds. The statistics are scary, but 80 percent of heart disease is preventable through lifestyle changes, according to the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women. Here are the life-saving changes you can start making today.