8 Heart-Healthy Habits for Women

Heart disease and heart attacks aren't just for men. Follow these healthy habits to keep your cholesterol, blood pressure, and disease risk low.

8 Heart-Healthy Habits for Women

Learn about women's risk of heart disease. Discover right must-do, heart-healthy habits that can lower your risk of heart disease, heart att, ck and stroke, as well as prevent heart-related risk factors, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
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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 percent 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.