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.
 

AHA News: Young Sisters Share Battle With Different Types of Heart Disease

TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Having spent the day at a cousin's cookout, 25-year-old Kelli Tinney and her 27-year-old sister Amanda went back to their house, turned on the television and flopped onto the couch. They eventually both fell asleep there.

Kelli awoke to a pain in the center of her chest. It quickly got worse and her breaths became shallow.

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