Myths and Facts about Women and Heart Disease
By Maureen Pratt
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), one in three women’s deaths a year are caused by heart disease, making it the No. 1 killer of women. Yet many women either do not know about critical facts about heart health, or they have misconceptions about cardiac wellness. Here are some myths and facts about women and heart disease, and some actions to take to move forward in better heart health.