Silent Heart Attacks in Women

Today, I want to talk to you about something I discuss with my menopausal patients routinely and that you may not be aware of. As a woman, you are more at risk of dying of a heart attack than your male counterpart.

Can you imagine? Most people think that heart disease is the picture of the guy with pain in his left arm or his right arm and crushing chest pain; but women account for 52% of the 80 million Americans that have heart disease. Of the 860,000 people who die from heart disease and heart attack, 52% are women. Women account for more than half of all the above conditions.

Read the rest of my article about silent heart attacks in After50Living by clicking here.