Women and cardiovascular diseases
Post by on Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year.
Heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined.
Lifestyle modifications and preventive measures are useful to prevent cardiovascular accidents and other related cardiac diseases in women.
Smoking, Alcohol, sedentary lifestyle, home and work place stress, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, hypothyroidism are risk factors.
The chance of developing heart disease can be reduced by taking steps to prevent and control factors that put people at greater risk. Individuals can help prevent heart disease by eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, limiting alcohol use, and not smoking.
Raising awareness among women regarding heart disease.