When Women Should Check Their Hearts
Many women in a recent survey didn't know the age when they should begin getting regular heart screenings.
Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
Headed for Menopause? Watch Your Health
Biological changes can have a significant impact on physical health not only after menopause, but also in the years leading up to it, a new study found.
Got Migraines? Check Your Heart
Women who have been diagnosed with migraines may have a slightly raised risk of heart disease events and heart-related death, a new study found.
Women with AFib May Face Another Risk
A 20-year study of nearly 35,000 women found that those who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may have a raised risk of cancer.
The Burden of AFib in Women
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not affect women and men in the same way, a new study found.
How Endometriosis Might Affect the Heart
Women with endometriosis may face a raised risk of heart disease, a new study found.
What Some Doctors Aren't Telling Women
In a recent survey, nearly three quarters of women had at least one risk factor for heart disease. And only around 16 percent had heard from their doctors about the risks they faced.
The Latest on Heart Disease in Women
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in US women, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. With that in mind, the American Heart Association (AHA) annually publishes a special report focused solely on heart disease in women.
Moms-to-Be, How’s Your Heart?
Ask any mother — pregnancy isn’t all glowing skin and food cravings. It also includes its fair share of uncomfortable side effects and temporary health problems. And one of those health problems could indicate a larger issue.