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Wear Red Day 2021 is Friday, February 5 and American Heart Month is February. Are you and your Country going red this February? 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

National Wear Red Day is February 7 in the United States and Wear Red Day is 14 February in Australia. Your Country may also celebrate Wear Red Day. Read more

February is Go Red for Women and American Heart Month. “Nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat”. 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

“Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, killing 299,578 women in 2017—or about 1 in every 5 female deaths”. Read more

“When people talk about heart disease, they’re usually talking about coronary heart disease (CHD). It’s also sometimes called coronary artery disease (CAD)”. Read more

“Heart disease increases with age, including during and after menopause. In middle age women tend to develop more risk factors for heart disease, in part due to…”. Read more

“If you already have heart disease or you have a history of blood clots, the risks of hormone therapy have been clearly shown to outweigh any potential benefits”. 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. These are called palpitations”. Read more

“High cholesterol has no signs or symptoms,
so the only way to know if you have it
is to get your cholesterol checked”. 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

“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

“Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood around your body as well as it should. It doesn’t mean your heart has stopped working, however you may need support to…”. Read more