Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, June 18th, 2007
While it’s true that estrogen gives women some protection against the disease, at least until menopause, heart disease is still the leading killer of American women. Here’s what women should watch for.
Keep heart disease at bay. First, because the disease is so prevalent, prevention is the key. Two major risk factors—obesity and smoking—are in your control. Padma Uppalapati, M.D., a cardiologist on the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at Irving, says that women sometimes develop a...
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