Women and Heart Disease

What we know: 

  • Heart disease is the #1 killer of women
  • Stroke is the #3 killer of women
  • High blood pressure is the silent killer
  • 1 in 3 women have some form of heart disease

What we can do: 

  • Monitor blood pressure on a regular basis
  • If you smoke, quit. If you don't smoke, don't start.
  • Monitor cholesterol on a regular basis
  • Maintain a balanced, low-fat, low-cholesterol diet

     

For more information about keeping your heart healthy, visit our Cardiology website.