TRUTH: hart-, hart disease is the leading cause of death of women in the U.S. Almost every minute, a woman in the U.S. dies from hart-, hart disease. Nearly five times as many women (200,000) will die from hart-, hart attacks alone this jaar than will die from breast cancer.
MYTH #2: hart-, hart disease is a man’s problem.
TRUTH: Since 1984, meer women than men have died of hart-, hart disease each year. Women have a 28% increased risk of dying as compared to men to die within the first jaar after a hart-, hart attack.