The Doctor Is In:
Women’s Heart Health Month
February is Women’s Heart Health Month. According to the Mayo Clinic, more women die of heart disease than men each year. Heart disease symptoms in women can be different than men. Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year. Let’s tackle women’s heart health so we can save our mother’s, sister’s, daughter’s and girlfriend’s lives.
What is Heart disease?
Coronary heart disease is the most common form of heart disease. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the heart that can lead to a heart attack. A heart attack happens when an artery becomes blocked, preventing oxygen and nutrients from getting to the heart.
What are the risk factors? Read on….