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Heart Health Awareness for Women
Heart Health Awareness for Women Go Red February 5, 2021
What are the causes of cardiovascular disease in women, is it the same or different than for men? Do you know the survival rate? What differences are there in ethnicities and heart disease? What are the signs and symptoms? Signs and symptoms can be different for women than men, women are more likely not to have chest pain, but to have jaw pain.
Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!
Not all women are affected alike, and the warning signs for women aren’t the same as in men.
There are many more facts by visiting The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women site to view their excellent information for your heart health, your family and friends.