7 Important Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Attacks
While having a healthy lifestyle is a good preventive measure against heart disease, it can't totally eliminate that risk. Other factors—like cholesterol, family history and high blood pressure—matter, too. Yet there's a lot of misconception surrounding risk factors and facts. For example, a Heart IQ Quiz conducted by MDVIP found that only 55 percent of women said they were knowledgeable about the risk factors for heart disease, and only 43 percent were well informed on the best screening methods for heart disease.