Women and Heart Disease

Resources


To learn more about coronary artery disease, visit CardioSmart’s CAD condition center. In addition to the resources on CardioSmart.org, you can find out more about heart disease in women at:

WomenHeart
www.womenheart.org

The American Heart Association – Go Red for Women
www.goredforwomen.org

National Lung, Blood and Heart Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/hearttruth/lower-risk  

U.S. National Library of Medicine
www.medlineplus.com
Search "coronary artery or heart disease and women"

WISEWOMEN
https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/

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Published: February 2017
Editorial Team Lead: Gina Lundberg, MD, FACC
Medical Reviewer: Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC

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Women often experience heart attack symptoms differently than men. It's important for a woman to be able to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and react quickly by calling 911.

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