SHARPSBURG, Ga. -- Dr. Andrew Darlington of Piedmont Heart in Sharpsburg offers this important list of five things women need to know about heart disease. As part of American Heart Month in February, Piedmont Heart is offering a $100 heart screening for women. For more details, visit piedmont.org/getscreened.
Significant progress has been made in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease among women. Despite these advances, challenges remain, particularly in general awareness among women. Here are several key aspects of cardiovascular disease that all women should be familiar with today.
#1 Cardiovascular disease in women is common