02/19/2012 10:27 am ET

Aisha Tyler And Elizabeth Rohm On Heart Health (VIDEO)

For Aisha Tyler and Elizabeth Rohm, heart health is a cause that's, well, close to the heart -- both actresses have lost loved ones from heart attacks.

"I feel in losing my best friend and my soulmate that it's my purpose to defend the health and wellbeing of all women," Rohm says of her mother's death.

And so Rohm and Tyler are now involved in The Heart Truth, the National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute's awareness campaign alerting women to the very real risks fo heart disease.

Still need more convincing to protect yourself against the number-one killer of women in the United States? Watch the video above for the healthy tips and preventive measures Tyler and Rohm subscribe to themselves.

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