Heart attacks in younger women see alarming rise: three ways to lower the risk of having one

Younger women are experiencing an alarming increase in heart attacks. According to research published last autumn in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, women aged 35 to 54 accounted for 31 per cent of hospital admissions for heart attacks in 2014, up from 21 per cent in 1995.Though heart disease is often seen as a male problem, heart attacks during the same period of time decreased for younger men, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Survei llance study reported. In…

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