Risk Factor—Response to Treatment

Women are 12% more likely to die of a major heart attack at a hospital and less likely to survive than a man upon arriving at the hospital. They are more likely to die when leaving a hospital than a man.   Approximately 1% fewer women survive balloon angioplasty compared to men. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft […]

Heart Attack: Early Warning Signs for Women

Knowing the early warning signs of heart attack is critical. There are vital gender differences in the body’s early warnings that a heart attack may occur or is occurring. Researchers indicate that women can have early warning signs for about a month prior to a heart attack. Women most often use these descriptions: fatigue, sleep disorders, aching, tightness, burning, […]