According to a survey conducted by the American Heart Association, 46% of women did not know heart disease is the No. 1 killer for women.
Death from heart disease is 41% higher in African American women than in Caucasian women. Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than Caucasian women.
According to the Framingham Heart Study, 64% of women who die suddenly from heart attack had no previous symptoms.
Only 74% of women age 45 or older are alive after their first heart attack compared to 81% of men. Women are more likely to develop heart failure after a heart attack.
According to a study from Harvard Medical School, 83% of heart attacks in women can be prevented with good life style choices such as not smoking, exercising, keeping a healthy diet etc.
We will NOT
LOSE THE FIGHT
HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN.