Angina More Common in Women?

Women, please be very, very wary.... Lots of reports say that angina is 20%more common in women than in men! Another report indicates one in five patients experience angina one year after a heart attack, and the chest pain is more common in heart attack survivors who do not quit smoking. that means to say, if you are a woman and you suffered from heart attack and you do not quit smoking, you are really left for dead by angina, right? Everybody knows that angina occurs when the heart or any area of the heart muscle doesn't get enough oxygen-rich blood. In most cases, the lack of blood supply is due to a narrowing of the coronary arteries as a result of arteriosclerosis. If you look through it, fats in the arteries, when they block the path of the bloodstream, can cause angina and therefore, might turn for the worse, cardiac arrest or even stroke.

Yes, women are more susceptible to angina, everybody should try to learn how to get rid of it. One should adapt a healthy lifestyle and balance his diet and watch his weight. For exercise, it's best to go to your doctor before you decide to sweat it out. He should know the right exercise for you. Here is some more information about angina in women.

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