Rethink Healthy

Women and Heart Health
woman talking to doctor

Most Americans are aware that heart disease is the number one killer of adults in the U.S. We’ve seen the TV drama of a sudden heart attack where an older man clutches his heart and drops to the floor. It is lesser known that heart disease is also the number one killer for women - causing 1 out of 3 deaths, more than all types of cancers combined! But a heart attack looks different for women. For women, heart attacks are often experienced later in life with more subtle symptoms. It’s important that we are all aware of these differences and know what to look for to protect our moms, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. 

Common Heart Attack Symptoms for Women (And how to reduce Heart Disease!)