Do You Need to See a Cardio-Oncologist?

Lifesaving treatments can increase the risk of heart disease. A cardio-oncologist can help keep your heart healthy while you fight cancer.

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Sexual Health and Your Heart

Here's what you need to know about resuming sexual activity after a cardiovascular event

Expert Perspectives

Not Skipping a Beat

Six-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant opens up about her recent heart surgery

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What Are Women’s Views About High Blood Cholesterol?

HealthyWomen recently ran a survey of over 1,100 respondents in partnership with Esperion to better understand women's views on high blood cholesterol.

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Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Improve Your Heart Health After Menopause

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Dr. Nieca Goldberg tells us how we can reduce our risk.

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Important Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About High Cholesterol

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, so it's important to discuss risk factors and high cholesterol with your health care provider.

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Statins Worked for My Parents, but They Didn’t Work for Me

Teresa experienced pain in her legs, knees and hips and didn't realize it was the statins she was taking to manage her high cholesterol.

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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.

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I Thought I Had a Pinched Nerve, But I Was Really Having a Heart Attack

Robin initially saw a chiropractor for her pain—she had no idea she was actually suffering a heart attack.

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I Had a Heart Attack Two Weeks After Giving Birth

Wanda's postpartum experience was nothing short of terrifying. Read her inspiring story.

Real Women, Real Stories

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.

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