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What Worries Women About Their Heart Health? Feature
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What Worries Women About Their Heart Health?

We asked more than 1,600 women to share their thoughts about heart health. Here is what they had to say.

2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart
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2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart

Two eating plans—a vegetarian diet that includes eggs and dairy, and the Mediterranean diet—protect your heart equally, a new study shows.

Mysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients
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Mysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients

While the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has been on respiratory problems and securing enough ventilators, doctors on the front lines are grappling with a new medical mystery.

A Cardiologist Explains If Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart
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A Cardiologist Explains If Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart

Forget the myth that alcohol is good for your heart. A cardiologist explains why it's healthier to drink alcohol sparingly, if at all.

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Heart-Healthy
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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Heart-Healthy

Try these small tweaks around the house to lessen your risk of heart disease. Little changes can make a big difference in your heart health!

Menopause and Your Heart
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Menopause and Your Heart

Both age and menopause increase your risk of heart disease but there are lifestyle changes that can significantly reduce your risk at any age.

Because of My Congenital Heart Disease, I'm Part of the 20% at Serious Risk from COVID-19
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Because of My Congenital Heart Disease, I'm Part of the 20% at Serious Risk from COVID-19

If you’re lucky to be strong and healthy, this is why what you do matters, and why our future lies with you.

Heart-to-Heart With WomenHeart CEO
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Heart-to-Heart With WomenHeart CEO

WomenHeart focuses solely on women with heart disease or at risk for it, especially by providing emotional support and encouragement.

Did You Know There Are Early Warning Signs for Hypertension?
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Did You Know There Are Early Warning Signs for Hypertension?

One of the most dangerous things about hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is that it can damage a woman's body without even being noticed. Here's what you need to know.

Did You Know That Heart Disease Affects Women Of Color Differently?
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Did You Know That Heart Disease Affects Women Of Color Differently?

The risk of cardiovascular disease among women, especially women of color is poorly understood, yet the statistics speak for themselves. Here’s what you need to know.


I Never Felt Chest Pain, but I Had a Heart Attack
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I Never Felt Chest Pain, but I Had a Heart Attack

Joan shares the common signs of heart attack in women she experienced, which did not include chest pain. Read her story.

Despite Multiple Misdiagnoses, I’m Living Life With a Joyful Heart
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Despite Multiple Misdiagnoses, I’m Living Life With a Joyful Heart

Debora never imagined her gestational diabetes diagnosis during her second pregnancy would be the beginning to her long, rough health journey. Read her story.

What Every Woman Must Know About Heart Disease
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What Every Woman Must Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over age 35, and yet many women fail to take care of their hearts and don't know the signs of heart disease.

Effectively Managing Stress Is Good for Your Heart Health
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Effectively Managing Stress Is Good for Your Heart Health

Women need to know their risk factors for heart disease and how heart health looks different than for men.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know
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AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: What Every Woman Needs to Know
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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: What Every Woman Needs to Know

Although you cannot control certain risk factors for CVD—like age, gender, race or ethnicity and family history – there are steps you can take that may help prevent CVD.

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask
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Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

Living Well With AFib
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Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication
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When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication

There are some instances when a reversal treatment may be needed to reverse the effect of a blood-thinning medication.