Women’s Heart Attacks Are More Likely to Be Fatal: Top 10 Prevention Tips

Large studies published this year reveal an alarming trend: Women are up to three times more likely to die after a heart attack than men, largely due to unequal care and treatment. Women are less likely to receive the same risk-factor assessments and diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease (CVD), leading to women being 50% more likely to be initially misdiagnosed. …

Lifesaving Facts Women Need to Know About Their No. 1 Killer: Heart Disease

After a heart attack, women are three times more likely than men to die due to alarmingly unequal care, according to a new study published in Journal of the American Heart Association. The researchers also found that women who had the most serious type of heart attack (in which a coronary artery is totally blocked) had a 34% lower chance …

3 Dangerous Myths About Heart Disease that Many Women — and Doctors — Believe

Which is the No. 1 killer of women: heart disease or breast cancer? If you guessed heart disease, congratulations! You’re better informed than 45% of women— and many doctors, including cardiologists — according to a shocking survey published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Although heart disease kills more women than ALL forms of cancer combined, only 39% of doctors …

7 Crucial Steps to Protect Women’s Heart Health TODAY

February marks American Heart Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the leading killer of U.S. men and women: cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although CVD is highly preventable and treatable if caught early, it claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Women, in particular, are under-diagnosed and undertreated for the leading threat to their health. The BaleDoneen Method strives to …