Women's Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Ignoring the signs of a heart attack and heart disease won't make them go away. The Saint Francis Heart Institute provides a full range of cardiac care, groundbreaking rehabilitation and the most highly skilled cardiac team, including seven cardiologists and four cardiovascular surgeons. For more information, visit KnowtheSigns.info.

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Women's Heart Health

Women whose periods started before age 12 may face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new British study suggests.

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Women's Heart Health

Where you live could influence how likely you are to develop heart failure, a new U.S. study suggests.

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Women's Heart Health

Mental stress can take a toll on blood vessels -- and women with heart disease may be especially vulnerable, a new study suggests.

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Women's Heart Health

As if severe hot flashes alone weren't enough of a problem for menopausal women, a new study finds these symptoms may also be tied to a greater risk for sleep apnea and related heart issues.

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Women's Heart Health

Experiencing trauma as a child or teen apparently makes you more susceptible to heart disease.

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