World Heart Day 2021 is on 29 September. Did you know that after menopause, a woman’s risk of heart disease increases?
World Heart Day
What is World Heart Day?
“Created by the World Heart Federation, World Heart Day informs people around the globe that CVD, including heart disease and stroke, is the world’s leading cause of death claiming 18.6 million lives each year, and highlights the actions that individuals can take to prevent and control CVD. It aims to drive action to educate people that by controlling risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, at least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided”.
Is there an association between menopause and heart disease?
Can more women die of heart disease than breast cancer?
What are the risk factors of heart disease?
In What Is Cardiovascular Disease? How Do You Prevent Cardiovascular Disease? the WHF elaborate on:
What numbers do women (and men) need to know?
Talk to your healthcare provider today to learn about your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and BMI (Body Mass Index). Your heart depends on it”.
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