Recognizing Heart Disease in Women
Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States? Did you also know that a woman’s risk of getting heart disease 10 years after menopause surpasses a man’s risk? Unfortunately, heart disease in women often goes undetected.
J. Chad Teeters, M.D., Chief of Cardiology at Highland Hospital, explains what you need to know about your risk factors and the atypical warning signs common in female patients.
Nurse Practitioner Cynthia Petit speaks from 15 years of experience in the Cardiology field and from her personal experience on how women can prevent heart disease.