Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women although many women continue to think of heart disease as a man’s disease. Women’s heart attack symptoms can also be quite different from men’s. It is time to get the word out! Following are links to some resources specifically about women and heart disease. Please share. You never know who’s life you may save!
When it Comes to Heart Disease, Women and Men are Not Equal by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Fight the Lady Killer by The Women’s Heart Alliance, a unique collaboration between the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Heart Disease in Women by MedlinePlus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
Heart Disease Frequently Asked Questions for Women by The National Women’s Health Information Center by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health
The Heart Truth for Women by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Go Red for Women by the American Heart Association
Heart Disease in Women: Understand Symptoms and Risk Factors by the Mayo Clinic