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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

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

Health Topics

“Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of women, with over 2 million premature deaths every year. This represents one-third of all deaths, and CVD kills…”. 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

“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

“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

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

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

“For women who initiate HT more than 10 or 20 years from menopause onset or when aged 60 years or older, the benefit-risk ratio appears less favorable than for…”. Read more

“Although the risks of blood clots and stroke increase with either type of hormone therapy, the risk is rare in women ages 50-59”. Read more