The most common disease among women.
It is generally, the most common cause of death for both men and women in United States.
"Does it have high risk factors for the women?"
Yes it does. Some of the high risk factors of heart disease among women are:
1. Diabetes. This is because diabetes can change HOW women feel the pain. There is an increased risk of having SILENT HEART ATTACK (without symptoms).
2. Stress and Depression. When it comes to emotional stress and depression, study shows how women got pretty much affected by it that cause them to have heart disease.
3. Menopause. Low levels of estrogen after menopause increase the risk of developing disease in smaller blood vessels.
Therefore, if you develop even a minor symptoms, it is advised for you to seek doctor's help for early precautions.