SHERMAN, TX -- We've told you throughout the month, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States.
Now the American Heart Association has updated its guidelines to warn women if they've experienced gestational diabetes or preeclampsia (pregnancy induced hypertension) they are at risk for heart problems later on.
The new guidelines include eating less than 1,500 milligrams of salt a day and limiting sugar to five or less servings a week.
They also recommend exercise and taking an aspirin daily, if needed.
To read the complete list of recommendations, click the link to the American Heart Association's website, below.
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