Women’s Heart Health Mile­stones

The Sentinel-Record - HER - Hot Springs - - Her Career - by Nazneen Tata, MD

One of the most danger­ous myths about heart dis­ease is that it’s pri­mar­ily a man’s prob­lem. Once women reach the age 50, their risk for car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease be­gins to climb dra­mat­i­cally. But the life­style habits that in­flu­ence risk are formed much ear­lier and be­come more and more se­ri­ous as they age. Check out some mile­stones that can de­ter­mine risk for heart dis­ease.

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