URGENT Heart Warning for Women! (SHOCKING)
Heart attacks primarily affect men.
But women, you’re not in the clear.
While men may be more than twice as likely as women to have a heart attack, a recent study found that women could be more likely to suffer severe complications as a result.
Here’s what you need to know.
In a study recently published in the journal Circulation, researchers analyzed data on more than 45,000 patients who had been hospitalized for a heart attack. Then they followed them for about six years.
Of the people who suffered a less-severe heart attack, 66 percent were men and 34 percent were women.
Of the people who suffered a severe heart attack, 74 percent were men and 27 percent were women.
However, the women experienced a 20 percent increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within the first five years of suffering a severe heart attack.
The study found a few possible explanations for this increased risk.
First, women were about 10 years older than men at the time of their heart attack.
They also tended to have more complicated medical histories that increased their risk for heart failure. This included risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, and atrial fibrillation.
Women were also less likely to be put on medications like beta-blockers or to have procedures to restore blood flow.
I’m sharing this with you today because I want everyone—men and women alike—to take their heart health seriously.
And if you’re a woman who has already suffered a heart attack, make sure you’re working with your doctor to get the care you need and to improve measures of heart health.
You are your best advocate for your own health.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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