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What are risk factors for heart disease in women?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
In brief: Mars/Venus
High blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity (bmi 30+), family history of heart disease.
Some things increase risk more for gals than guys: smoking, mental stress/depression, lower estrogen after menopause; metabolic syndrome (belly fat+high blood pressure+high triglycerides+high blood sugar). We can: get moving, don't smoke, eat right, watch our weight, balance work/play.

In brief: Mars/Venus
High blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity (bmi 30+), family history of heart disease.
Some things increase risk more for gals than guys: smoking, mental stress/depression, lower estrogen after menopause; metabolic syndrome (belly fat+high blood pressure+high triglycerides+high blood sugar). We can: get moving, don't smoke, eat right, watch our weight, balance work/play.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Heart.org
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In brief: Heart.org
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Dr. Michael Korona
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