This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Dr. Philip Krause, a cardiologist with NorthShore University HealthSystem
- 1 in every 5 female deaths in the United States is due to heart disease
- Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States
- About 1 in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, the most common type of heart disease
5 risks for heart disease:
- Family history
- High blood pressure