Staying Healthy: Women, Nutrition and Exercise
Women are prevented from developing heart disease early in life due to hormones, affirms Dr. Ted Feldman, Medical Director of Prevention and Community Health with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.
However, the doctor says more women in the postmenopausal years die of heart disease.
In women, heart disease is usually related to age. He affirms after the age of 50, it’s common to see heart disease in women.