Heart Diseases in Women

Cardio Hear Disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in America. According to the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), CHD kills more American than any other diseases. AMWA estimates that close to 500,000 women will die this year as a result of cardiovascular complications. This number is nearly twice as many as all cancer deaths combined, making CHD the leading cause of death in women.

It is important that women know their cholesterol levels as they age. Cholesterol levels increase with age. Women in their post-menopausal stage of life generally have higher cholesterol levels comparing to their pre-menopausal cholesterol levels. This means that their heart disease risk has also increased.

Between the ages of 45 and 64 years, 1 out of 5 women will die of a heart attack. By age 65+, as many as 1 in 3 will be stricken by the disease. Bacause the symptons for the onset of a heart attack or stroke for women are different from the symptons for men, the onset of a heart attack or stroke in women has been frequently misdiagnosed as other less severe conditions.

Women's Perception of A Serious Health Threats
Truth About the Most Seriour Healt Threats
1. Breast Cancer; 46%
2. Unspecified Caner; 16%
3. AIDS; 4%
4. Heart Disease; 4%
5. Uterine and Ovarian Cancer; 3%
1. Heart Disease; 36%
2. Breast Cancer; 4%
3. Unspecified Cancer; 3%
4. Uterine and Ovarian Cancer; 2%
5. AIDS; less than 1%

Source: American Medical Women's Association

Heart Disease Tests

  • In light of these facts, knowing your total cholesterol level and your HDL cholesterol level is an essential step in assessing your heart disease risk. AccuTech has disposable tests that allow you to find out your cholesterol levels in minutes. These tests can be performed at home, in the office, or while traveling. They give people a convenient and inexpensive way to monitor and manage their heart disease risk.

Our cholesterol tests include:

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