Health Topics

“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

“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

“Talk to your healthcare provider today to learn about your Blood Pressure, Total Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and BMI (Body Mass Index)”. Read more

“While some risk factors cannot be changed, others can be controlled or modified to create a more heart-healthy lifestyle by…”. Read more

“Your gender is significant: as a man you are at greater risk of heart disease than a pre-menopausal woman. But once past the menopause, a woman’s risk is similar to a man’s”. Read more

“The lifetime risk of stroke for women between the ages of 55 and 75 in the United States is 1 in 5. Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer does…”. 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