Cardiovascular diseases encompasses conditions of the heart and blood vessels. The term includes heart disease, the number one cause of death in women. READ MORE
Atherosclerosis occurs when your arteries narrow and become less flexible, which happens when plaque collects on the inner walls. READ MORE
High blood cholesterol is a major women's health issue. One in three Americans has high cholesterol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. READ MORE
High Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is the amount of force your blood exerts against the walls of your arteries. High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure is elevated over time. Left untreated, it can damage your small blood vessels and organs and lead to heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and circulatory problems. READ MORE
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