Women and Heart diseases
Cardiovascular disease has been one of the leading cause of death in women. The symptoms of heart attack and coronary artery disease are different in women compared to men. Women are more prone to coronary artery diseases. Women usually have a lighter and smaller coronary artery than in men. Women diagnosed with diabetes have are suspected to have increased cardiovascular death rates compared to men having diabetes. Some risk factors including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and smoking might cause CVD in women. Awareness should be created among women about the cardiovascular diseases in women.