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There are some primary risk factors in women for developing heart disease (many of which overlap with men) such as:
However, the relative importance of these risk factors may differ between women and men. In particular, hormonal status, diabetes, smoking, and a family history of premature congestive heart disease appear to be more important in women.
There are some women-specific risk factors:
There are several lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk of heart disease:
Other symptoms may include: confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech, difficulty seeing in one or both eyes, shortness of breath, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, loss of consciousness, or a sudden and severe headache.