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 WomenH...
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Women are more likely to call 911 when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they are experiencing symptoms themselves.
A study published in the BMJ suggests the effects of heart-related risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, and smoking differ between men and women.
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Gender inequality can raise the risk of dying from heart attack: Female heart attack patients are less likely to survive when treated by a male physician.