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Heart Disease in Women Directory

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, but few women understand their risk or what signs to be aware of. Women who are going through menopause or are postmenopausal are at higher risk than most other women. In women, symptoms of a heart attack are different than they are for men. Nausea, sweating, vomiting, chest pain -- these are signs to beware of. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heart disease affects women, how to protect your heart, signs of heart disease in women, and much more.

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Men aren't the only ones who have heart attacks: Heart disease is the number one killer of U.S. women. So why aren't more women getting the diagnosis and treatment they need?

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