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World Heart Day 2021 is on 29 September. Did you know that after menopause, a woman’s risk of heart disease increases? Read more

What You Need to Know About the #1 Cause of Death in Women is the latest video in the North American Menopause Society’s Video Series-2021. Read more

How Clinicians Determine Which Women May Benefit From Statin Therapy is the latest video in the North American Menopause Society’s Video Series-2021. Are you at risk of cardiovascular disease? Read more

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

Diabetes and menopause “can feel like a twin challenge” of what’s-what and what’s not, with symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats or vaginal dryness and decreased libido. 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

Should midlife women be taking vitamin D and omega 3 to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease or heart disease and stroke? Read more

Menopause can mean hot flushes and night sweats but it is also important to have our risk assessed for heart disease and stroke or cardiovascular disease. 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

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

“Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer does, making stroke the third leading cause of death for women.Surprised? You’re not alone”. 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

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

“Cardiovascular disease (CVD), also called heart and circulatory disease, is an umbrella name for conditions that affect your heart or circulation”. Read more

“The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health…”. Read more

“The WISEWOMAN program funds heart disease and stroke risk factor screenings that include blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index (BMI), and cholesterol…”. Read more

“Therapies to prevent a first or recurrent stroke are based on treating an individual’s underlying risk factors for stroke, such as hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and diabetes”. Read more

“Physical changes associated with menopause and ageing include changes in body shape. Shifting weight from the hips to the central tummy area, drier skin…”. Read more

“Metabolic syndrome is the medical term for a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and obesity”. Read more