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

Women and heart disease may not be something many of us think about. But heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Find out what you need to know… Read more

After menopause, a woman’s risk for heart disease and stroke increase. Heart disease and stroke are the number 1 killer of women. Read more

After menopause, our cardiovascular disease – heart disease and stoke – goal posts move. Cardiovascular disease is “the number one killer of women”. Read more

For Go Red for Women on Friday, February 1, 2019, the American Heart Association is asking you to “Be relentless in support of women’s health”. Read more

Health Topics

“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

“If you are struggling with menopause symptoms but worry about the potential risks of hormone therapy, talk with your doctor to put your personal risk into perspective”. 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