Exercise May Be Best Heart Protection for Overweight Women
Exercise is key to losing weight and keeping that weight off, which is healthy for the heart. But even without weight loss, physical activity may provide quite a bit of benefit to the heart.
Women With Diabetes More Prone to Heart Disease Than Men
Men and women can be diagnosed with diabetes based off of the same signs and symptoms. But that doesn't mean that the condition affects both sexes equally.
Early Menopause Could Hurt Your Heart
Women typically go through menopause in their early 50s. Hitting menopause before this age might carry some serious risks to the heart.
Women Over 30 Should Stay Active for Their Hearts
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in high-income countries. It seems that the biggest risk factor for the condition may be a lifestyle habit that can be changed.
High Blood Pressure Can Seriously Affect Pregnancy
High blood pressure during pregnancy puts pressure on both the baby and the mom. At the moment, there has yet to be a consistent strategy for prenatal care in women with high blood pressure.
Calcium Didn't Lead to Heart Disease
Previous studies have suggested that taking calcium supplements leads to an increased risk of heart disease. However, that may not be the case.
The More Babies, the Bigger Risk for Blocked Arteries
Pregnancy and giving birth can put a lot of stress on women's bodies. It's possible that mothers could have an increased risk of heart disease associated with pregnancy.
Weight Gain a Year After Giving Birth Can Lead to Health Risks
After having a baby, most women have a lot of things to think about. For some women, even a year after giving birth, one of those things may need to be weight loss.
Many Women Didn't Know the Signs of Stroke
Differences between the sexes can show in various ways, including through illness. The signs and symptoms of stroke are not necessarily the same in women as in men.
Supplements Lowered Bad Cholesterol in Older Women
Could taking supplements possibly help women improve their health? A new study looked at the effects of supplements on 'bad' cholesterol.