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Recipe Snapshot: Your Country can be a place to start if you are searching for delicious healthy recipes. Read more

World Heart Day 2020 is 29 September. After menopause, a woman’s risk of heart disease and stroke is similar to a man’s. Nearly three times more women can die from heart disease than breast cancer. Read more

A menopause diet with leafy green vegetables “and cruciferous vegetables lead to a significant reduction in overall menopausal symptoms and specifically in physical symptoms”. Read more

Jean Hailes April 2019 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

Health Topics

“Many women think the signs of a heart attack are unmistakable — the image of the elephant comes to mind — but in fact they can be subtler and sometimes…”. Read more

“Women having a heart attack wait longer before seeking help than men do — one reason women tend to do worse after a heart attack than men”. Read more

“The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease (CAD)…”. Read more

“Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. About 1 in every 5 female deaths are linked to heart disease”. Read more

“…If I have just one risk factor for heart disease—say, I’m overweight or I have high blood cholesterol—aren’t I more or less “safe”? Unfortunately, no”. Read more

“Conditions that can occur because of aging include weight gain, high blood pressure, glucose intolerance or diabetes, thyroid disorders, sleep apnea (disordered breathing)…”. Read more

“A cardiac arrest is when your heart suddenly stops pumping blood around your body. When your heart stops pumping blood, your brain is starved of oxygen”. Read more

“Some women who are going through the menopause may be more aware of their heart beating, or might feel as though their heart is racing”. Read more

“Having heart failure doesn’t mean that your heart has stopped working, but that your heart needs some support to help it work better”. Read more

“If you suffer from hot flashes, try cutting back on caffeine and spicy foods, which could trigger hot flashes in some people”. Read more