10 Risks for Heart Disease in Women

The below infographic details 10 risks for heart disease in women.

They include obesity, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, depression, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, smoking, low levels of estrogen, birth control pills and lack of physical fitness.

Heart Disease risks


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Healthy Weight Management After Menopause

Postmenopausal women need to practice healthy weight management to keep a normal body mass index because they are at a greater risk for diabetes and heart disease after menopause in part due to the loss of estrogen and progesterone hormones.

This is especially true in a woman who has a family history of heart disease, including heart attacks, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Continue reading "Healthy Weight Management After Menopause"