Heart disease manifests itself differently in women, but knowing the signs and symptoms of heart disease and adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect you from heart disease. Click on the heart health links below to learn more.
Heart disease in women: Understanding the risk factors: Heart disease is often overlooked as a disease that affects women, but in fact, it kills more women than men. Understanding the symptoms of heart disease that are unique to women can help reduce your risk.
Heart-healthy diet – eight tips to prevent heart disease: It can be a challenge to adopt healthier eating habits, but following these eight tips may help make it easier.
Heart-healthy recipes: A complete list of heart healthy recipes from Mayo Clinic.
Small steps to a heart healthy lifestyle: Going from a sedentary lifestyle to a more active one can be difficult. However, even the smallest changes can have a big impact in preventing heart disease. These suggestions from a Mayo Clinic cardiologist can help make the transition easier.
Heart disease and pregnancy – know the risks: Understanding the risks and knowing the complications of heart disease during pregnancy can help you deliver a healthy baby.
A near miss – a survivor’s story: Geraldine Schlueter shares her experience of undergoing triple bypass surgery.
Go Red for Women: An American Heart Association page dedicated to the education and prevention of heart disease in women.