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.
 

Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure: all bad for the heart, but perhaps worse for women's hearts than men's, new research shows.

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes.

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