Women die of heart disease at a higher rate than men.
Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen, according to the American Heart Association. The symptoms of heart disease can be different in women vs. men and are often misunderstood, which is why it is so important for women to become educated on how to prevent and treat heart disease. Learn more.
More Heart Health information:
- Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Learn more.
- Heart disease is largely preventable. Learn more.
- There are many steps you can take to help prevent heart disease. Learn more.
- Our Heart & Vascular Institute team provides top-notch care across the Cape. Learn more.