Nurturing Women’s Cardiovascular Health – Relisys Medical Devices Blog

When we think about heart health, the image that often comes to mind is never gender-specific. However, the intricacies of heart health can vary significantly between men and women. While heart disease has long been considered a predominantly male concern, the reality is that it is the leading cause of death for women worldwide.

The Feminine Heart
It is crucial to understand that women may experience heart disease differently than men. Women are more likely to have symptoms that are less overt and may be attributed to stress, anxiety or normal aging. Chest pain, a classic symptom in men, might be replaced by fatigue, shortness of breath, or discomfort in the neck, jaw, or back in women.

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