Most of the risk factors for heart disease and stroke-like smoking, diabetes, and high blood pressure—are the same for women and men. But things like pregnancy-related problems or medicines such as hormone therapy can raise a woman’s risk. Find out the unique risk factors for women and how to reduce your risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke at any age.
If you have more questions regarding your heart risk, contact the cardiology specialists at ICA Cardiology by calling (713) 790-9125 today! Our specialists are highly trained and provide expert cardiology care to patients throughout Houston and Sugar Land, Texas.