8 Heart-Healthy Habits for Women
Heart disease and heart attacks aren't just for men. Follow these health habits to keep your cholesterol, blood pressure, and disease risk low.
Heart Disease and Women
Ladies, if you think you can leave worrying about heart disease -- along with fixing the toilet, changing the oil, and killing spiders -- to the guys, think again. Women are just as vulnerable to heart disease as men. The good news is there's a lot you can do to lower your risk. Only about 25% of heart disease risk is genetic, so you have more control than you might think. Here are eight heart-healthy habits to help you avoid the clogs, clots, and other snafus that can jam a woman's heart.