Erika Perez is a mother, wife, and heart attack survivor. She recognized that in order to be there for the people she loves, she had to take care of herself. Watch this video to learn more about her story and her commitment to heart health.

This video is by The Heart Truth® — a program sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our goal is to raise awareness about heart disease in women — the risks, the causes, and the ways women can keep their hearts healthy.

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