womens-heart-health

Women and Heart Disease: What you Need to Know

the MWHC Blog Team February 24, 2016

Eighty percent of all heart disease is preventable – and heart disease does affect women. In fact, it is the…

Young women are at risk for this type of heart attack

Harjit Chahal, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 12, 2018

Most heart attacks occur when cholesterol buildup, or plaque, blocks an artery and restricts blood flow. But a certain type…

Matters of the Heart: 4 Ways Women’s Heart Health Differs From Men’s

M. Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 13, 2020

When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not equal. Most of what we know about heart disease,…