Women and Heart Attacks — Get the Lifesaving Facts!

More than two-thirds of Americans don’t know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, according to a new survey by the Cleveland Clinic. Most respondents were also dangerously ignorant about how and when to get checked for this disorder, which kills one U.S. woman every 80 seconds. That is more than the toll from all forms …

Women and Heart Disease: Are You at Risk?

Which is a bigger threat to women’s health: heart disease or breast cancer? If you answered heart disease, congratulations! You are better informed than nearly 50% of American women — and many doctors, including cardiologists — according to a recent study published in Journal of the American Academy of Cardiology. The researchers uncovered alarming gaps in knowledge among both women …

Women’s Heart Attacks Are More Likely to Be Fatal: Top 10 Prevention Tips

Large studies published this year reveal an alarming trend: Women are up to three times more likely to die after a heart attack than men, largely due to unequal care and treatment. Women are less likely to receive the same risk-factor assessments and diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease (CVD), leading to women being 50% more likely to be initially misdiagnosed. …

Lifesaving Facts Women Need to Know About Their No. 1 Killer: Heart Disease

After a heart attack, women are three times more likely than men to die due to alarmingly unequal care, according to a new study published in Journal of the American Heart Association. The researchers also found that women who had the most serious type of heart attack (in which a coronary artery is totally blocked) had a 34% lower chance …

3 Dangerous Myths About Heart Disease that Many Women — and Doctors — Believe

Which is the No. 1 killer of women: heart disease or breast cancer? If you guessed heart disease, congratulations! You’re better informed than 45% of women— and many doctors, including cardiologists — according to a shocking survey published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Although heart disease kills more women than ALL forms of cancer combined, only 39% of doctors …

7 Crucial Steps to Protect Women’s Heart Health TODAY

February marks American Heart Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the leading killer of U.S. men and women: cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although CVD is highly preventable and treatable if caught early, it claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Women, in particular, are under-diagnosed and undertreated for the leading threat to their health. The BaleDoneen Method strives to …