Heart Disease for Women
Since 1984, more women have died of heart disease than men. Though causes of heart disease are similar in men and women, certain factors like menopausal age, depression, chemicals, and HPV increase women's risks.
Luckily, there are certain actions you can take to ward off risk factors for developing heart disease that are prevalent in women. You can: quit smoking, get help for depression, prevent diabetes, lower your toxic exposure, and be your own health advocate. Learn how to take your heart health into your own hands and reduce your risk.