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Last Updated on May 23, 2023 by CPR Training
Despite common misconceptions, cardiovascular disease is not limited to men. Although men have a higher risk of experiencing a heart attack, a substantial number of women also suffer from heart disease. Coronary heart disease is the primary cause of death among American women. In 2021, heart disease claimed the lives of 20% of women in the United States. It’s not just the number of women who die from heart disease that is concerning. It’s also the fact that, in many cases, women are more likely than men to experience complications as a result of their condition.
Your daily life choices invariably play a role in determining the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease, especially with advancing age. There exist various determinants, some modifiable and some unmodifiable, that could heighten your susceptibility to cardiovascular disease and cerebrovascular accidents. Unmodifiable risk elements for females consist of:
In conclusion, it’s clear that cardiovascular disease is a serious issue for women, not just men. Often overlooked due to the misconception that it primarily affects men, the reality is that heart disease is a leading cause of death among women. Understanding the risk factors associated with heart disease in women is the first step in promoting awareness and prevention strategies.
Some risk factors, like age, family history, and ethnicity, are beyond our control. But factors like physical inactivity, smoking, and poor diabetes management are controllable. Women need to prioritize heart health. They can do this by getting regular check-ups, eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly, and managing stress.
Moreover, it’s crucial to challenge and dismantle the perception that heart disease is mainly a men’s issue. This begins with education and advocacy at all levels – in healthcare settings, communities, and within families. The more informed we are, the better equipped we are to take action and reduce the devastating impact of heart disease among women.
Taking care of your heart goes beyond avoiding negative outcomes. It’s about embracing a lifestyle that allows you to live life to the fullest, for as long as possible. Heart health is women’s health, and women’s health is everyone’s concern.
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