The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women

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The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women

Description

This guide, part of The Heart Truth campaign, provides up-to-date information on women’s heart disease and practical suggestions for reducing the risk of heart-related problems.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • The heart truth
  • Finding out your risk
  • Major risk factors for heart disease
  • Other factors that affect heart disease
  • Taking control
  • An action plan for heart health
  • A family plan for heart health
  • For women who have heart disease
  • Getting help for a heart attack
  • The heart of the matter
  • How to estimate your risk
  • To learn more

Developer:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2003
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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