prevention of heart disease in women

پنجمين كنگره بين المللي پيشگيري از بيماريهاي قلب و عروق

7 الي 9 مهر 1395، شيراز - ايران

Presentation Type: Speech

It’s true: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women. Yet, Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.after heart attack ,stroke is the leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death for women and men.90 percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.
What causes heart disease?
atherosclerosis ,heart failure,arrhythmia or abnormal rhythem of the heart,valvular heart diseases ,can causes heart diseases.
how can women prevent ?
Many things can put women at risk for these problems – one’s can control, and others that yo can’t. But the key takeaway is that with the right information, education and care, heart disease in women can be treated, prevented and even ended.
Risk Factors for Stroke are include:
High blood pressure.Diabetes,High cholesterol,Age,Family history of stroke, Smoking, Birth control pills,Atrial fibrillation,Heart failure,Excess alcoho,Prior stroke or heart attack,Black race,Gender (women > men).
Risk Factors for Heart Attack are include:
- High blood pressure,Diabetes,Smoking,High cholesterol,Age,Hormone replacement therapy,Physical inactivity,Gender (men are at greater risk than women).
How Can women Reduce Chances of Having a Heart Attack or Stroke? physician can assess the chance of heart attack or stroke according to risk prediction charts and can optimize strategies of preventive care. It is important for all women to recognize the important role that they themselves play in preventing heart attack and stroke by a healthy lifestyle. and Take aspirin as advised. Being familiar with factors that increase the risk for either a heart attack or stroke is the first step toward prevention.

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