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.
Women and Heart Disease
There’s a connection between heart disease and menopause. Find out what you should know about it.
Menopause and Heart Disease Risk Quiz
How much do you know about your risk for heart disease after menopause? Take this WebMD quiz.
Women and Heart Disease: Assess Your Personal Risk
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Menopause and Heart Disease
WebMD explains the connection between menopause and heart disease, and tells you how to protect your heart.
Women's Health: Heart Disease
Heart disease kills half a million American women each year. So why are women more afraid of breast cancer?
Women and Heart Disease: Key Facts You Need to Know
Experts share information about the symptoms and risks of heart disease in women that even the most health-savvy people may not know.
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?
Women and Heart Disease
To protect yourself from having a heart attack, you need to reduce your risk factors and know the signs to watch for.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: What Every Woman Should Know About Her Heart
Heart disease is a serious health issue that affects both men and women. But their symptoms -- and the conditions they’re likely to get -- can be very different.
Slideshow: Essential Screening Tests for Women
WebMD guides women through health screenings their doctor may recommend based on their age and risk factors. Screening tests may help find diseases or conditions like cancer or diabetes early, when they are easier to treat.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Heart Disease
WebMD provides a visual overview of heart disease, including symptoms to watch for, diagnostic tests, treatments, and prevention strategies.