Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Higher Risk of Death For Women With Heart Attack

Several studies have shown that women have a higher mortality rate than men if they have a heart attack.  A study published in the American Heart Journal  helps to explain why.  The researchers looked at data from 2,542 women who had a heart attack.  Compared to men, the women were older, less likely to be white and less likely to smoke.  They also had more serious health conditions than the men.  They had diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure and COPD.

We have known for a long time that women are about 10 years older than men at the time of their first heart attack.  The authors believe that the reason women are more likely to die is because of these other conditions that are present. Women in the study were also more likely to receive a transfusion and experience gastrointestinal bleeding, strokes and vascular complications which lead to death.

They did not find any gender difference when they controlled for these other conditions.  The number of diseased vessels were the same as was the severity of stenosis.

So what does this tell women? The guidelines for longevity and good health have not changed.  Don't smoke (stop right now PLEASE!), control high blood pressure, make sure your weight is low to prevent diabetes and other vascular problems.  Stay active.
 
Heart attacks can be prevented by lifestyle changes.

77 comments:

Issaquah Chiropractor said...

Pretty good post. I just following your articles and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Anyway I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Thumbs up for your blog post!

Anonymous said...

I think it is sad too that he isn't getting help. If he was one of my loved ones, I would definitely try to figure out how to help. Thank-you for sharing your observation.

Anne Vaillancourt said...

This is important information for women to know and discuss with their medical providers. The subtle symptoms of heart disease are often missed because of the difference in how they present when compared to men.

r4i said...

Gender Does Not Increase Risk of Death from Heart Attack: But these differences appear to be related to women's ...

Carolyn Thomas said...

While the study lists the physical risk factors, there are some other potential reasons for women's poorer outcomes that are missed here.

For example, we know that women wait far longer than men to seek help when heart symptoms first hit. An Oregon Health & Science University study published in The American Journal of Critical Care confirmed this when it studied women heart attack survivors and identified six distinct"treatment-seeking delay" behaviors even in mid-heart attack. More at: http://myheartsisters.org/2009/05/22/know-and-go-during-heart-attack/

Also, women are under-diagnosed and under-treated compared to male heart patients. The New England Journal of Medicine reported that women heart patients under 55 presenting in the E.R. are SEVEN TIMES more likely to be misdiagnosed in mid-heart attack than men of the same age.

I was one of them - like many women, I was sent home in mid-heart attack from the E.R. with a GERD misdiagnosis ("You're in the right demographic!") despite textbook symptoms like chest pain, nausea, sweating and pain radiating down my left arm. All cardiac tests were "normal".

Another study published last year in the journal Heart showed that even correctly-diagnosed female heart patients were less likely to receive the cardiac medications that are given to men - including Aspirin!

Until cardiac diagnostics and gender imbalance in treatments are appropriately addressed, it hardly seems to matter how well we address other risk factors.

msc said...

Now-a-days many people died because of heart attack Specially its effects on women. You shared best information about heart attack and give nice advice.

San Jose Dentist said...

A Quite knowledge full post for me.. i like it.. i didnt knw abt it Women's dies more with Heart Attack..

Thnx For Sharing..

link wheel said...

I used to be wondering in the event you could be excited by becoming a guest poster on my weblog? and in change you may put a hyperlink the publish? Please let me know whenever you get a chance and I'll ship you my contact details - thanks. Anyway, in my language, there are usually not a lot good source like this.

link wheel said...

I used to be wondering in the event you could be excited by becoming a guest poster on my weblog? and in change you may put a hyperlink the publish? Please let me know whenever you get a chance and I'll ship you my contact details - thanks. Anyway, in my language, there are usually not a lot good source like this.

linkwheel said...

Have you ever considered including a little bit bit more than simply your ideas? I imply, what you say is essential and everything. However its obtained no punch, no pop! Maybe should you added a pic or two, a video? You may have such a extra highly effective weblog if you let folks SEE what youre speaking about instead of simply studying it. Anyway, in my language, there will not be much good supply like this.

so dep said...

Excellent information here. This attention-grabbing publish made me smile. Possibly when you throw in a couple of footage it's going to make the entire thing more interesting. Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

sim so dep said...

I've to say, I dont know if its the clashing colors or the bad grammar, but this blog is hideous! I simply, I dont wish to sound like a know-it-all or anything, however may you will have probably put just a little bit extra effort into this subject. Its really interesting, however you dont characterize it well at all, man. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

buy contextual links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve acquired one thing good here. However what if you happen to added a pair links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or perhaps you possibly can give us something to take a look at, something that would join what youre saying to one thing tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there will not be a lot good supply like this.

buy text ads said...

Howdy, i learn your weblog often and i personal an identical one and i used to be just wondering in case you get loads of spam comments? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or anything you possibly can advise? I get a lot lately it's driving me mad so any assistance is very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good supply like this.

buy text links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

contextual backlinks said...

Hey cool blog, just questioning what anti-spam software you use for feedback because i get lots on my blog. Anyway, in my language, there should not much good supply like this.

buy contextual links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

contextual link building said...

I have been trying to Gain entry to this website for a while. I was using IE then once I tried Firefox, it worked just effective? Simply needed to convey this to your attention. This is actually good blog. I have a bunch myself. I really admire your design. I know that is off matter however,did you make this design your self,or purchase from somewhere? Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

buy text ads said...

Howdy, i read your weblog occasionally and that i personal an identical one and i was just wondering should you get numerous spam feedback? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or something you possibly can advise? I get a lot currently it's driving me mad so any help may be very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good supply like this.

contextual links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve acquired one thing good here. However what if you happen to added a pair links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or perhaps you possibly can give us something to take a look at, something that would join what youre saying to one thing tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there will not be a lot good supply like this.

sell text links said...

Howdy, i learn your weblog often and i personal an identical one and i used to be just wondering in case you get loads of spam comments? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or anything you possibly can advise? I get a lot lately it's driving me mad so any assistance is very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good supply like this.

buy text links said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you did there. I actually favored that part, however hehe I'm not that harsh like my dad with these things. He always tells me crazy stories again within the day and calls me a loser. I guess it is time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad think xD" Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

text ads said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

contextual backlinks said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

text link said...

Hey cool blog, just questioning what anti-spam software you use for feedback because i get lots on my blog. Anyway, in my language, there should not much good supply like this.

contextual link building said...

Howdy, i read your weblog occasionally and that i personal an identical one and i was just wondering should you get numerous spam feedback? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or something you possibly can advise? I get a lot currently it's driving me mad so any help may be very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good supply like this.

text links said...

I have been trying to Gain entry to this website for a while. I was using IE then once I tried Firefox, it worked just effective? Simply needed to convey this to your attention. This is actually good blog. I have a bunch myself. I really admire your design. I know that is off matter however,did you make this design your self,or purchase from somewhere? Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

contextual links said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you did there. I actually favored that part, however hehe I'm not that harsh like my dad with these things. He always tells me crazy stories again within the day and calls me a loser. I guess it is time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad think xD" Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

buy contextual links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve acquired one thing good here. However what if you happen to added a pair links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or perhaps you possibly can give us something to take a look at, something that would join what youre saying to one thing tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there will not be a lot good supply like this.

sell text links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

buy text ads said...

Howdy, i learn your weblog often and i personal an identical one and i used to be just wondering in case you get loads of spam comments? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or anything you possibly can advise? I get a lot lately it's driving me mad so any assistance is very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good supply like this.

text ads said...

Howdy, i read your weblog occasionally and that i personal an identical one and i was just wondering should you get numerous spam feedback? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or something you possibly can advise? I get a lot currently it's driving me mad so any help may be very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good supply like this.

buy text links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

text link said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you did there. I actually favored that part, however hehe I'm not that harsh like my dad with these things. He always tells me crazy stories again within the day and calls me a loser. I guess it is time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad think xD" Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

contextual backlinks said...

Hey cool blog, just questioning what anti-spam software you use for feedback because i get lots on my blog. Anyway, in my language, there should not much good supply like this.

text links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

contextual link building said...

I have been trying to Gain entry to this website for a while. I was using IE then once I tried Firefox, it worked just effective? Simply needed to convey this to your attention. This is actually good blog. I have a bunch myself. I really admire your design. I know that is off matter however,did you make this design your self,or purchase from somewhere? Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

buy contextual links said...

Howdy, i read your weblog occasionally and that i personal an identical one and i was just wondering should you get numerous spam feedback? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or something you possibly can advise? I get a lot currently it's driving me mad so any help may be very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good supply like this.

buy text ads said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you did there. I actually favored that part, however hehe I'm not that harsh like my dad with these things. He always tells me crazy stories again within the day and calls me a loser. I guess it is time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad think xD" Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

buy text links said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

contextual backlinks said...

Howdy, i read your weblog occasionally and that i personal an identical one and i was just wondering should you get numerous spam feedback? If so how do you forestall it, any plugin or something you possibly can advise? I get a lot currently it's driving me mad so any help may be very a lot appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good supply like this.

contextual link building said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you did there. I actually favored that part, however hehe I'm not that harsh like my dad with these things. He always tells me crazy stories again within the day and calls me a loser. I guess it is time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad think xD" Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

contextual links said...

You've got an excellent point to say about this subject, and so a lot knowledge. I believe that you know how to make people listen to what you've to say, particularly with an issue thats so essential. Im glad to learn this weblog. Great work, man!

sell text links said...

I was going to write a similar blog concerning this topic, you beat me to it. You did a nice job! Thanks and I well add your RSS to our blogs. Thanks so much, Jon B.

text ads said...

People should know that some changes are in our lifestyle can save the earth. Everyone say that pollution and global warming is increasing day by day but nobody don't do anything to stop it.

text link said...

Resources just like the one you mentioned here might be very useful to me! I will post a hyperlink to this page on my blog. I am positive my visitors will find that very useful. Massive thanks for the useful info i discovered on Area Information Anyway, in my language, there are not much good source like this.

text links said...

Glorious data here. This interesting post made me smile. Possibly should you throw in a few pictures it would make the entire thing extra interesting. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

buy contextual links said...

Resources just like the one you mentioned here might be very useful to me! I will post a hyperlink to this page on my blog. I am positive my visitors will find that very useful. Massive thanks for the useful info i discovered on Area Information Anyway, in my language, there are not much good source like this.

buy text ads said...

Glorious data here. This interesting post made me smile. Possibly should you throw in a few pictures it would make the entire thing extra interesting. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

buy text links said...

I've to say, I dont know if its the clashing colors or the bad grammar, but this blog is hideous! I simply, I dont wish to sound like a know-it-all or anything, however may you will have probably put just a little bit extra effort into this subject. Its really interesting, however you dont characterize it well at all, man. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good supply like this.

contextual backlinks said...

Took me time to read all the comments, however I really loved the article. It proved to be very useful to me and I'm positive to all of the commenters here! It's all the time good when you can't only learn, but in addition engaged! I am certain you had joy penning this article. Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good source like this.

contextual link building said...

Great write-up, I'm a giant believer in commenting on blogs to help the weblog writers know that they?ve added something worthwhile to the world extensive web! (supply roblox-cheats.com). Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

sell text links said...

Daniel, yea I can see what you probably did there. I actually liked that part, but hehe I am not that harsh like my dad with these things. He at all times tells me loopy tales back in the day and calls me a loser. I assume it's time I transfer out of my parents' basement LOL. Aaanyways, what about you? what does your dad suppose xD" Anyway, in my language, there will not be much good source like this.

text ads said...

I did not want to came her but when i saw this megazine with this post and it's freind list as well than i could not stop to post comment, thanks to author for this incredible article.

text link said...

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don?t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

text links said...

Thank you for the sensible info. I was preparing to do some research about that. Even got a good magazine on that matter but the info was not as influensive as your post. I am very glad I found it. keep up the good work!

sell text links said...

Your blog is fine. I simply want to touch upon the design. Its too loud. Its doing approach an excessive amount of and it takes away from what youve got to say --which I think is basically important. I dont know in the event you didnt suppose that your words may maintain everyones consideration, but you have been wrong. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not a lot good source like this.

text ads said...

Effectively, that is my very first go to for your weblog! We're a gaggle of volunteers and beginning a brand new initiative in a community within the same niche. Your weblog offered us helpful info to work on. You might have carried out a marvellous job! Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good source like this.

text link said...

Excellent information here. This attention-grabbing publish made me smile. Possibly when you throw in a couple of footage it's going to make the entire thing more interesting. Anyway, in my language, there should not much good source like this.

text links said...

Great write-up, I am a big believer in commenting on blogs to assist the weblog writers know that they?ve added something worthwhile to the world huge internet! (supply roblox-cheats.com). Anyway, in my language, there usually are not a lot good supply like this.

buy contextual links said...

There are certainly numerous details like that to take into consideration. That is a great point to bring up. I offer the ideas above as general inspiration but clearly there are questions like the one you convey up where a very powerful factor might be working in honest good faith. I don?t know if finest practices have emerged round issues like that, however I am certain that your job is clearly identified as a fair game. Anyway, in my language, there will not be a lot good supply like this.

buy text ads said...

I've been attempting to Achieve access to this website for a while. I used to be using IE then after I tried Firefox, it worked simply advantageous? Just needed to carry this to your attention. This is really good blog. I've a bunch myself. I actually admire your design. I do know this is off subject but,did you make this design yourself,or purchase from someplace? Anyway, in my language, there are not a lot good source like this.

buy text links said...

I used to be more than happy to find this site.I wanted to thank you for this nice learn!! I positively having fun with every little little bit of it and I've you bookmarked to take a look at new stuff you post. Anyway, in my language, there aren't much good supply like this.

contextual backlinks said...

I was questioning what's up with that weird gravatar??? I do know 5am is early and I am not wanting my greatest at that hour, however I hope I do not appear like this! I would however make that face if I'm requested to do one hundred pushups. lol Anyway, in my language, there are not much good source like this.

contextual link building said...

Thanks for the smart critique. Me & my neighbour had been getting ready to do a little analysis about that. We got a superb e book on that matter from our local library and most books where not as influensive as your information. I'm very glad to see such data which I used to be searching for an extended time.This made very glad! Anyway, in my language, there will not be a lot good source like this.

sell text links said...

Properly, that is my very first visit in your weblog! We're a group of volunteers and beginning a brand new initiative in a community within the same niche. Your weblog supplied us useful information to work on. You might have carried out a marvellous job! Anyway, in my language, there are not much good supply like this.

text ads said...

Glorious data here. This fascinating put up made me smile. Possibly should you throw in a couple of pictures it'll make the whole thing extra interesting. Anyway, in my language, there usually are not much good source like this.

text link said...

Great write-up, I am a giant believer in commenting on blogs to help the blog writers know that they?ve added something worthwhile to the world wide net! (supply roblox-cheats.com). Anyway, in my language, there should not much good supply like this.

text links said...

Hi, i learn your blog occasionally and i personal the same one and i used to be just wondering for those who get plenty of spam feedback? If that's the case how do you prevent it, any plugin or something you possibly can recommend? I'm getting so much these days it is driving me mad so any help could be very much appreciated. Anyway, in my language, there are not a lot good source like this.

gccf said...

Can I make a suggestion? I feel youve bought something good here. But what should you added a couple links to a web page that backs up what youre saying? Or possibly you would give us one thing to take a look at, one thing that may connect what youre saying to something tangible? Only a suggestion. Anyway, in my language, there aren't a lot good source like this.

bp claims process said...

There are definitely a lot of details like that to take into consideration. That may be a great point to deliver up. I supply the ideas above as normal inspiration however clearly there are questions just like the one you deliver up where an important thing can be working in trustworthy good faith. I don?t know if greatest practices have emerged around issues like that, but I am sure that your job is clearly identified as a fair game. Anyway, in my language, there are usually not much good source like this.

Vic said...

thank you for your blog, it help me with букмекеры and was interesting

sasha grey said...

Originally, this program was only available through medical clinics. Although there are many doctors' offices and clinics that offer the product, the product can now be purchased through independent weight management consultants.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/6450133

ginger said...

Very interesting blog, it really helped me learn a great deal!too many interesting things Dog training tips

www.burgos-3d.com said...

Pretty helpful info, much thanks for the article.

Celebrity Biography said...

It is really a great and helpful piece of info. I’m satisfied that you shared this helpful information with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

Bobdob said...

Previous year I incredibly desired purchase term papers. Subsequent to awfully long quest I detected help with dissertation writing then they did just the things I sought after. accordingly you in reality need to try where to buy essays