Love is in the Air! SMC Couples Celebrate Valentines
We are featuring seven couples that work at SMC to promote heart health and our great place to work. Stop back to see more stories that countdown to Valentines Day!
Click to see all their photos and complete story!
SMC Couples photography by our own AutumnWaldman.com
Love is in the Air | Heart Care Month
February is Heart Health Month! Please take a few moments to learn about your heart, heart attack and stroke symptoms to protect your loved ones.
Also see our fun feature showcasing our "Love is in the Air" couples who work at SMC. Be Well.
If these signs are present CALL 9-1-1
Heart Attack Symptoms (Learn more here)
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
DISCOMFORT IN OTHER AREAS OF THE UPPER BODY
Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
SHORTNESS OF BREATH
with or without chest discomfort.
may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
Stroke Symptoms (Learn more here)
Spot a stroke F.A.S.T.
Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile.
Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "the sky is blue." Is the sentence repeated correctly?
TIME TO CALL 9-1-1
If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately.
Wanna love your job? Share the love! Refer a friend to join our SMC family here.
Love your doctor? We’re confident you will love ours! Make an appointment today with an SMC provider.
See the love? Now love yourself! Make an appointment with one of our providers. (Your family will love you for it!)