FEMALES & HEART DISEASE
#1 Killer of Women
Heart disease is not just a man’s disease. In fact, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!
Women and Heart Attacks
Heart attacks are generally more severe in women than in men.
Estrogen and Heart Disease
Studies have shown that after menopause, women experience an increased risk of heart disease.
• Oral contraceptives