Risk factors for heart attack in women

by | Heart Attacks and Strokes, Men's Health, Women's Health

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The risk factors for a heart attack in women are the same as in men: high cholesterol, high blood sugar with diabetes, obesity, overweight, cigarette smoking, and high blood pressure.

Professor David Celermajer is Scandrett Professor of Cardiology and Head of Cardiology at the University of Sydney.