Women need to be aware of such statistics as:
- Every year, coronary heart disease claims the lives of more women than breast cancer and lung cancer combined.
- More women die within one year of having a heart attack as compared to men.
- Almost 65 percent of women, who die suddenly of coronary heart disease, had no previous symptoms.
Are you at risk?
- Family history
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
- High blood pressure
- Excessive alcohol intake
- Unhealthy diet