Women Get Heart Disease Too

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Heart disease is the most common cause of death for men and women. Unfortunately women can present with atypical symptoms and are often under-diagnosed of their heart disease.

Women they present with atypical symptoms such as:

  • fatigue
  • shortness of breath
  • pain in arms
  • lightheaded-ness or dizziness

Heart disease should be the first thing on everyone’s list to rule out given it is the most common cause of death and there are multiple targets to avoid it.

These are some risk factors that should raise the flag for heart disease detection even higher:

  • elevated cholesterol
  • smoking
  • diabetes
  • obesity
  • hypertension
  • family history of heart disease

Ask your doctor today what your risk is of heart disease if you are a woman or know a woman at risk. Simple changes in diet and lifestyle can dramatically decrease your risk of the most common cause of death here in the United States.

Take action now for yourself or a loved one.

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