Symptoms of heart disease in women

Symptoms of heart disease in women

A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology found that the majority of poorer women very little understanding of the symptoms and risk factors of heart disease. Based on a survey of research conducted on 1,654 Canadian women aged 25 and over, was less than half did not know that smoking is one of the causes of heart disease. Hypertension and high cholesterol as well be a red light because usually someone who suffered between the two diseases, high risk of heart disease.
So, try to be noticed signs of the coming of the disease. According to Tracey Stevens spokesman for the American Heart Association and a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Cardiovascular Consultants, the pain from the waist up is also one of the symptoms of heart disease in women. Because the symptoms of heart disease in women is very difficult to didieteksi. Symptoms usually occur, ie, persistent chest pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of breath excessive sweating quickly achieved and heart rhythm disturbances. The symptoms of this are not recognized by most women so often led to delays in seeking help in the event of a heart attack.
And this is a big problem, given that heart disease is the leading cause of death among women. More women die of heart disease than men, according to the latest statistics from the American Heart Association. So from now on the time it helps you begin aware of the body's own signals to anticipate the disease. Also try to eat more fruits and vegetables. Regular exercise, medical check-ups, maintaining a healthy weight, manage stress and control hypertension also be healthy is the main key.