Women's Heart Health



Heart disease is now the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. Hendricks Regional Health offers complete cardiovascular care to detect and treat such conditions as heart disease, stroke and heart attack. Our life-saving heart scans provide women with a quick, effective way to take preventative action. Learn how together, we can beat the odds against women and heart disease.
 

Evening Meals Could Harm the Female Heart, Study Shows

MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 -- Late dinners and heavy evening snacking do no favors for women's hearts, a new study suggests.

Researchers at New York City's Columbia University found that those who ate more of their daily calories in the evening had a higher risk of heart disease.

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AHA News: These Diets Helped Women With Diabetes Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Eating patterns similar to the Mediterranean diet and the blood pressure-lowering DASH may help older women with Type 2 diabetes ward off heart attacks, strokes and related problems, new research suggests.

Diabetes afflicts one-quarter of Americans 65 and older. An estimated 68% of these patients will die of heart disease, and 16% will die of stroke.

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