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 page.