What was once thought of as a man’s disease, heart disease has taken the lives of more women than cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and accidents combined. Taking preventative measures from is more necessary now than ever due to rising insurance costs. In 1999, the American Heart Association (AHA) published the first set of recommendations for preventing this deadly disease based on clinical research. Now, more than 10 years later, women need something a little more straightforward to keep them on track to good heart health.
Taking diversity into account
Every woman is different and the following life factors must be taken into consideration when devising a preventative plan: