Take Control of Your Heart Health!
Heart disease and stroke are the number one killers of women – killing more women each year than all cancers combined. Unfortunately, even though heart disease is largely preventable, many women don’t know their risks or what they can do to protect their hearts.
“The first step a woman needs to take is to get heart checked,” says WHA Medical Advisor, Dr. Holly Andersen.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Heart
Learn about the conversation you should have with your healthcare provider about your heart health.
Dr. Holly Andersen is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is committed to empowering women to be their own advocates when it comes to their hearts.
Our Get Heart Checked infographic is a tool to help women have a productive discussion, screening and assessment of their risk of heart disease with their health care provider.
Talk to your doctor. Get heart checked. Know your risks.