It is well known that heart attacks threaten women more often than men. Scientists from the United States cited three factors because of which women often face with these dangerous disorders of the heart.
A well-known risk factors of myocardial infarction are hypertension, diabetes and Smoking. However, scientists from Oxford University found people women high blood pressure increases the risk of heart attack by 83% higher than in men. Women smokers face heart attacks by 55% more often than men. Finally, the presence of type II diabetes increases the risk of heart attack by 47% larger in women than in men. It is possible that this may be due to some as yet poorly understood circumstances. For example, women are no longer treated hypertension than men.
Unfortunately, women are often excluded from research-related causes of heart attack, its symptoms, development and treatment. But science comes to a growing belief that with the development, diagnosis and treatment of heart attack still need to consider significant sex differences. Still, I’d like to know why women are more likely to experience heart attacks than men and what factors contribute to this?
It is well known that certain complications during pregnancy increase the risk of heart disease, including heart attacks. These complications include preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, gestational diabetes, premature birth and underweight baby at birth. Some female-dominated diseases is also associated with increased risk of heart attacks. For example, these include breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Doctors stress that women should not hesitate to discuss all aspects of health with the doctors, discussing the risk factors of heart attacks. Some of them like diet, exercise, Smoking and other lifestyle features, it is possible to influence from the early period. (READ MORE)