Did you know that women are naturally at a higher risk for heart disease? It’s true. And heart disease is the #1 killer in women. But the good news is that 80% of cardiac events (such as cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke) are preventable. Do you know the top signs of heart disease?
We’ve listed the warning signs, along with tips on managing them:
In women, the risk for heart disease is not constrained to specific ages – women young and old, seemingly at the height of health can suffer the effects. Take control of your health by knowing your risks. Learn the 5 Questions you need to ask your physician.
If you are concerned that you or a loved one are experiencing a cardiac event, call 9-1-1 or come to Neighbors Emergency Center or ER as soon as possible. Fast action saves lives.