Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Heart attacks are one way this can happen. However both heart disease and heart attacks affect men and women quite differently. Here, with information from WomenHeart, the leading organization that helps women with heart disease, is what you need to know about just how differently heart attacks affect men and women, and why.
Yumhee Park is a former content producer for HealthCentral.com.