Heart disease in women

What are the problems in diagnosis of heart disease in women?

In general, heart disease is less common in women of childbearing age group. Hence both the patient and physician has low index of suspicion when women do have heart disease. Moreover symptoms may be atypical in some women. These may lead to delay in diagnosis.

Which types of heart disease are likely to occur more in women?

Though diseases of blood vessels of the heart (coronary artery disease) is less common in women of Read more…