A woman’s heart may look just like a man’s, but there are significant differences. Learn about the factors that affect a woman’s risk of coronary artery disease and heart attacks.
While awareness is increasing that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, younger women may think that statistic doesn’t apply to them. They’re wrong. In this video, Dr. Leslie Cho explains why.
Women receive fewer implantable cardiac devices than do men, yet when they do receive them, their survival is the same or — in some cases — better, a recent study shows.
Women whose heavy periods interfere with work, social activities or exercise need to see a doctor. If no serious problem is found, new treatments can drastically reduce bleeding and make life much easier. Hysterectomy is not the only solution. Depending on what is causing the issue, your doctor might recommend tranexamic acid, an over-the-counter remedy, … Read More
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In honor of International Women’s Day, we offer some recommended health screenings for women throughout their lives, from their 20s to their 70s. Women should take charge of their health and make sure they take care of themselves as much as they do others. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”211″ transitions=”default” responsive=”1″]
Celebrate National Wear Red Day by learning about the special signs and gender-specific symptoms of heart attacks in women from a top Cleveland Clinic expert, A. Marc Gillinov, MD, as featured on NBC nightly news.