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

“…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

“Diabetes affects more than 70 million women in the world. Women with diabetes are at much greater risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke”. Read more

“Atherosclerosis is the build-up of fatty material (atheroma) inside your arteries. It is what causes most heart attacks and strokes”. Read more

“…is a long-term national health study that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer, and osteoporosis in postmenopausal…”. 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

“While you may have had normal blood pressure most of your life, your chances of developing high blood pressure increase considerably after menopause”. 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

“…nearly half of all adults with high blood pressure are women. And at 65 and older, women are more likely than men to get high blood pressure”. Read more